Incomplete Tyne Tees Television news report for Northern Life broadcast on 20 September 1976 about the closure of the Middlesbrough Transporter Bridge until funds are raised for repairs. The item is mainly a piece to camera with the Transporter Bridge in the background, but contains some general views of the bridge. Report by Peter Holland.
A day in the life of a city in an amateur film portrait of Newcastle upon Tyne, its street scenes and architecture, made by an early member of Newcastle & District Amateur Cinematographers Association, S. J. Rosslyn Smith.
This amateur cinemascope footage by Doug Collender shows Newcastle upon Tyne in the 1960s with architecture and street scenes in and around the city, including street decorations at Christmas and Newcastle Airport.
An amateur film produced by Doug Collender recording various locations around the city of Newcastle upon Tyne. As well as more established locations such as the Newcastle Civic Centre and Old Eldon Square, the film also featured derelict housing possibly in the Byker area of the city which was going through considerable change at that time. The film also records the people and the range of amusements at the Hopping’s Fair taking place on the city's Town Moor.
Presented by John Grundy, this sponsored video for the Tyne & Wear Development Corporation (TWDC), an organisation started by the British government to develop and improve areas of the inner cities, promotes their completed and future flagship urban developments on the banks of the rivers Tyne and Wear. Including regeneration of the East Quayside in Newcastle, Royal Quays in North Shields, the Hylton business park and St Peter's in Sunderland. The video records the opening of the Newcastle Business Park at Elswick by the Duke of Edinburgh, and includes footage of Concorde, and a walkabout with Princess Diana.
An amateur video produced by Hazel Mills and Jack Mills in 1994 about Grainger Market in Newcastle upon Tyne. Includes a history of the market, its construction, and interviews with contemporary traders.
This amateur documentary produced by John Paul Gee examines the eye-catching Byker Wall development in Newcastle upon Tyne, designed by Swedish architect Ralph Erskine and built between 1969 and 1982, which replaced Victorian slum terraced housing. Following a history of the development John Paul Gee talks about both the positive and negative aspects of the area and architecture and interviews some local residents.
Promotional video for the Tyne & Wear Development Corporation (TWDC), presented by John Grundy, providing an overview of their urban regeneration work on Newcastle's East Quayside, with the newly named Royal Quays in North Shields and at St Peter's, Sunderland. Features Princess Diana on a visit to St Peter's Basin, Newcastle, in April 1991.
Promotional video for the Tyne & Wear Development Corporation (TWDC), presented by John Grundy, that records the progress of their redevelopment of the site of former docks, Albert Edward Dock, at North Shields, North Tyneside, and containing the pre-existing North Shields International Ferry Terminal. In 1990 it was renamed the Royal Quays and development included housing, a shopping centre and a water park known as Wet n Wild.
This promotional video for the Tyne & Wear Development Corporation (TWDC), is presented by John Grundy, and records the progress of redevelopment of St Peter's Riverside, Sunderland, home of The Sir Tom Cowie Campus at the University of Sunderland on the north bank of the River Wear. It is named after the adjacent St Peter's Church, Monkwearmouth. The film includes footage of Queen Elizabeth unveiling the sculpture Pathways of Knowledge, created by sculptor in residence Colin Wilbourn and scenes from the Roker Regatta.
The Tyne Tees Television North East Newsview crew record the visit of Miss Newsview, Valarie Denis, to the USA, leaving on the Trans World Airline's (TWA) Boeing 707 flight from London Heathrow to Washington in June 1964, landing at JFK airport. The film covers a visit to the New York World's Fair and trip to Washington DC, home of US political power.