Park Hill was Sheffield City Council’s first redevelopment scheme after the War. Work began on the site in April 1957, and it was formally opened by Hugh Gaitskell on 16th June, 1961. The film shows the Park Hill Flats in Sheffield shortly after the completion of their construction as well as the first stage in the development of Hyde Park Flats.
Made by Eric Bolderson, this is a film of people waiting for, and getting on and off, buses in Castleford town centre.
Made by the Mercury Movie Makers, this film provides an insight into the many aspects of work of the Parks Department of Leeds Leisure Services.
This is a promotional film which highlights the ancient and modern aspects of what was once the Bramhope Manor Estate located between Otley and Leeds.
This is a film that shows various public parks around the Leeds area and the flowers that bloom there throughout the year.
Pathe News item.
Issue No. 56/3 (9/1/1956)
This is a film of Bradford’s Town Hall Square taken in the early days of filmmaking and includes images of the crowded streets of the square.
This short film briefly shows the city centre and architecture of Sheffield.
This is a film showing various places in Bradford and Saltaire when they were covered in snow. It includes a horse drawn snow plough clearing away the snow, with intertitles bearing the initials ‘HPL’.
Despite the title, this film shows several interesting places in the North Riding of Yorkshire during the early part of the 20th century. Destinations include Richmond Castle and the Waterfalls at Aysgarth.
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 is a documentary made by YTV on the controversial plans for the redevelopment of Kirkgate Market in Leeds. It includes contributions from stall holders, shoppers, the city council leader, George Mudie, and the Dutch development company MAB.
The film shows the various stages in the construction of Pond Street Bus Station, Sheffield. There are also scenes of bus and passenger activity and views of the surrounding area.
The film shows part of the opening ceremony for Pond Street Bus Station, Sheffield and includes some general views of the bus station and surrounding area.
The film shows street scenes in Sheffield city centre with vehicles and people on the move and views of the area close to the Town Hall. It is believed to have been made for traffic survey purposses after the removal of the statue of Queen Victoria in February 1930.
The film shows traffic congestion at various junctions in Sheffield city centre.
The film shows street scenes in Sheffield and concentrates on congestion at various junctions in the city centre. It includes trams, buses and other vehicles and people in the streets. There are some views which include shops and other buildings.
This film documents a holiday in Llandudno, with scenes of the town and sea. Some of the film is in colour.
A Film Record of the visits made by a deputation from the Scottish Housing Advisory Committee to English Housing Estates in March 1943.
This is a film made by Goole and District Junior Chambers of Commerce to promote Goole as a port for industry. It features the docks as well as Goole town life.
Spooks Code 9, Episodes 1-6, Series 1: The year is 2013. London has been evacuated following a nuclear bomb and the country's power base has shifted north. In the wake of the attack, MI5 must completely restructure and establish field offices across the UK, working to gather intelligence from the very heart of local communities.
The film shows traffic and pedestrian movement at two major junctions in Sheffield city centre. It includes motor vehicles and trams and there are images of people during the post-war austerity years.
This short film documents some of the festivities of the Sheffield University Rag Parade in 1965.
Part of the Freeman collection, this film features footage of a trip to the Yorkshire Dales in 1949, Bolton Abbey, Blackpool 1949/1948, Leamington, Stratford on Avon, Chester 1946, and a Reunion at Devonshire Hall, Leeds in 1952.
This film documents the Viscount and Lady Halifax's visit to Hull in 1941. They have come to visit the city after The Blitz during World War II. The day begins at the Dorchester theatre where they view the film and are presented with a wooden engraved case containing the film. They also visit a refuge for people whose homes have been bombed and look at the worst hit sites of the city.