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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 Pathé
    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. 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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