Footage of site being cleared for the 1951 Festival of Britain in London.
South Bank festival site begins, London.
C/U Rubble, Thames in background, Shell Mex in far distance. C/U Workmen clearing rubble, building being constructed in background. C/U Building being constructed, pan up wall - Dissolve to - L/S Girders, pan up scaffolding. Pan down girder to men working at end. L/S Dome of Discovery, pan down to brick wall being built.
L/S Building operations. L/S Flight of steps being built, pan up to workmen and concert hall shell. C/U Acetylene welder. M/S Workmen, pan up to where roof will be. L/S Girders. L/S Scaffolding, pan up to top where roof will be.
Cataloguer's note: For search purposes, Festival of Britain.