Film ID:
NEFA 19267

STOCK SHOTS: NEWCASTLE AND GATESHEAD

1960s

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Description

Various stock shots of Newcastle, Gateshead and the surrounding areas produced by Turners Film Productions highlighting some of the modern architectural styles of the mid 1960s.

The film opens with low angle shots of Trinity Square multi-storey car park, Gateshead, designed by Rodney Gordon for Owen Luder Partnership.

This is followed by general views of a modern housing estate, possibly filmed at Peterlee.

Views of the British Gas Research Centre at Killingworth, designed by Ryder & Yates.

Various views of Newcastle Civic Centre, designed by city architect George Kenyon.

 A woman helps two small children into the back of a Mini, which is parked outside a large suburban house.

Views of Newcastle Quayside with the Tyne Bridge in the background.

Crowds of people walk along a busy Newcastle city street. Traffic moves through the intersection of Northumberland Street, New Bridge Street West and Blackett Street in Newcastle. Looking west along Blackett Street, the Golden Lady Clock hangs outside Northern Goldsmiths on the corner of Pilgrim Street and Blackett Street.

The film ends with views of Grey’s Monument and surrounding streets with passing buses, traffic and pedestrians.