• Short Summary

    The Minister of Town and Country Planning visits Stevenage.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "MR. SILKIN GOES TO STEVENAGE".

    Stevenage

    Various shots of town of Stevenage, houses and general view of town. The Minister of Town and Country Planning, Lewis Silkin, speaking (natural sound). He talks about he implementation of Greater London scheme. Stevenage is a town planned to be demolished and a new town build to populate 50,000 people, as part of the Greater London scheme. The town's people protest. Close up shot of Mrs Day as she confronts the scheme which threatens to destroy her home. Close up shot of Mr Silkin replying that alternative accommodation will be offered to those whose homes are to be demolished.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1153.05
    Media URN:
    39948
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    09/05/1946
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:48:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:05:28:00 / 01:07:16:00
    Canister:
    46/37

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