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  • Short Summary

    Dereliction in the wharf areas on the South Bank of the River Thames in London.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material -


    LS of HMS Belfast moored on the South Bank of the River Thames. Pan along the bank showing a few buildings - mainly dilapidated, then a patch of open waste ground. Pan back. LS of tall chimney pull out to shot of warehouses etc on this part of the South Bank. More shots of waste ground. LS of River Thames. Zoom in to show new office building under construction. Nice shot of reflection of Tower Bridge in pool of water on waste ground. Tilt up to show Tower Bridge. Zoom through bridge to show office building. Repeat of shot. LS of Tower of London. Zoom out to show rubble on opposite bank. Shots from waste ground of nearby flats. CU old plaque for Fair Street Schools. Pull out to show building. Repeat. Pan down the frontage of building 'Hay's Wharf Head Offices' - it looks in need of repair. CU of street sign pull out to show traffic. Street is Tooley Street. VS of children playing near derelict building. VS of lorry making delivery around back of warehouse. Area lots very depressed and in need of restoration. Low angle shot of Hays Wharf Building. VS of HMS Belfast. This Royal Naval warship was moored as a floating museum. Pan to show warehouse on bank. CU barbed wire pull out to show derelict buildings next to River. VS derelict wharfs with docks silted up.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1970 - 1979
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Time in/Out:
    01:16:11:00 / 01:26:59:00
    UN 4654 F

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