Made by the Wakefield Amateur Cine Club, this is a promotional film about the city of Wakefield. The film presents Wakefield as an industrious, modern, and progressive city highlighting its shopping centres, schools, parks, and gardens. There is a commentary which runs throughout the film and provides extensive detail about the film’s content.
This documentary examines the revival of derelict docklands in Hull and riverside and canal areas in Leeds, specifically focusing on whether or not the city planners are getting it right.
This reference tape contains copies of the following films:
Close Up North (Disappearing Coast)
Port of Hull
New Heart for a City
This film, made by the photographic unit of the NE Region of British Rail, shows new hydraulic gates being installed on the level crossing at the junction of Spring Bank West and Walton Street in Hull in December 1963.