• Short Summary

    Part of Nash's Regents Park layout is replaced by St. Pancras housing estate.

  • Description

    St. Pancras, London.

    The Duke of Edinburgh visits St Pancras Housing estate which is being built to replace a derelict part of John Nash's beautiful Georgian Regent's Park layout. GV. Pan, showing three new large blocks of flats. LV. Old Georgian buildings. Front view, Georgian buildings with pillars. CU. Pillars. SCU. Figure-work on top of building. GV. Showing old houses being demolished. Nearer shot, showing old houses being demolished. LV. Two new large blocks of flats. SV. Duke of Edinburgh unveiling plaque commemorating his visit. CU. Plaque. SV. Duke walking through the grounds with the Lady Mayoress of St. Pancras, Mrs Bonham. AS. Flats. SV. Towards and pan, Prince Philip with Mayoress past flats. SV. Pan, showing various new shops built with the flats. AS. Pub sign "The Sovereign". GV. Block of new flats.

    (Orig.Neg. & Lav.) (Orig.B.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    549.24
    Media URN:
    31206
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    05/12/1955
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:27:47:00 / 01:28:51:00
    Canister:
    55/97

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