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The Changing Face of Camberwell
The Changing Face of Camberwell

The Changing Face of Camberwell 1963


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The Changing Face of Camberwell 1963

30 mins United Kingdom Director. Winifred Crum Ewing

Capturing a time when Victorian blocks were being demolished in favour of new towers, this poignant film makes strong arguments for progress, with an awareness of what was being lost in the process. Camberwell Green and Peckham Rye feature, as do churches and pubs now lost to time - showing that while much has changed, a sense of Camberwell's history remains evident on still familiar streets.

The tower block featured in this film, Lakanal House, was the site of a tragic fire in 2009.

Directed by

Winifred Crum Ewing


Vernon Greeves




Tower blocks Town planning




United Kingdom



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