Footage of new housing estate being built in Lansbury, London.
Their Majesties in Poplar. Lansbury, London.
LV Elevated shot Poplar. MV Work in progress on site. SV Cement going to top of building. SV Crane-driver. SV Bricklayers working on Festival Inn - pan down to cellar. STV Workmen shovelling rubble from foundation. SV Mechanic grab shifting earth. LV Children watching Ricardo Street School. SV Pan children. CU Small boy smiling. SV Poplar Slums, showing back of houses - pan down to hole in wall. SV Dismal Poplar Street. STV Looking down onto backyards. SV Women climbing stairs from basement flat. SV Experts looking over site. Mr. Milhouse, Mr. Fordyce and Mr. Archer. C/U Map. Pan up to site. SV New shops being erected. CU Pile bricks. Pan to man throwing them onto truck. SV Bricklayers at work. CU Bricklayer. Pan down to trowel. SV Old Poplar buildings pan to old Market Place. SCU Women turning over oddments on stall. SV Women watching stall-keeper turning over stock.
SCU Women watching. SV Stall-keeper holding slip against women. CU Women laughing. SV A woman being assisted on with coat. CU Angle shot another woman watching. CU Woman having cap placed on head. SV Children peering from behind roped barrier. SV Angle shot two women looking from window. SV King George V and Queen Elizabeth (later the Queen Mother) stepping from car, and being greeted by dignitaries. SCU Crowd waving. SV King and Queen walking and acknowledging cheers. SV Model of new scheme. SV Side view model of new scheme. Pan up to King and Queen. STV Model new school prominent in foreground. SV King planting tree- pan down to tree, and pan up to top. CU The Queen signing the spade. CU Queen's hand signing. SV Workmen waiting for King and Queen to pass. CU Workman doffing cap. SV Queen talking to workmen. SCU Queen pan to workmen. SCU King and Queen chatting to Mr Archer who served with King at Cromwell.