• Short Summary

    New automatic 'Zidpark' car park demonstrated in Southwark, London.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Robot car park.

    The 'Zidpark' automatic car park. Southwark, London.

    L/S of new 'Zidpark' near Southwark Bridge. M/S car driving into the park and stopping on the conveyors. M/S man at switchboard selecting bay where the car will be parked. C/U man's hand as he presses the appropriate button. M/S car moving on the conveyors into a lift, the doors shut automatically. M/S car in the lift which starts to rise. M/S from the lift as it goes up showing cars parked in bays, it reaches an empty floor. Various shots of cars moving along the conveyors on one of the upper floors and stopping in their allotted space. M/S lift descending carrying a car. M/S lift coming to rest on ground floor and doors opening. The car emerges from the lift on conveyors and stops. M/S car being reversed out of the park.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1720.35
    Media URN:
    53433
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    20/10/1960
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:54:40:00 / 01:55:42:00
    Canister:
    60/85

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