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  • Short Summary

    A new bridge and by-pass are opened in Wales by Minister of Transport Boyd-Carpenter.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material -

    Neath, Wales.

    GV By-pass running through countryside, LS Briton Ferry bridge. Travelling shot, over Briton Ferry bridge. Various shots of Minister of Transport John Boyd-Carpenter with the Mayor and Mayoress of Neath performing the opening ceremony, watched by crowds. MS Boyd-Carpenter at ceremony. MS Cutting the tape. LS official cars driving over the bridge. Big GV Briton Ferry bridge - construction work still going on in valley.

    (Orig.Neg.) Old record suggests material dates from around 31/10/1955.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2806.08
    Media URN:
    82207
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1955
    Sound:
    mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:52:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:20:04:00 / 01:22:56:00
    Canister:
    UN 2782 B

Comments (2)

  1. chozenjuan says

    My Mother is in this, 1.41 minutes into it.

  2. Adlambert says

    Surely this is Briton Ferry bridge in Briton Ferry, Neath. Cleveland Bridge may have been the company that constructed it.

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