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Building the 3rd Orpington Boy Scout Group Headquarters

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Building the 3rd Orpington Boy Scout Group Headquarters

Follow construction of the new Scout Hall, from breaking ground to the finishing touch - the mounting of a moose head!

Amateur film 1965 9 mins

From the collection of:

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Overview

Seasons pass as the new Scout Headquarters is built. After a Christmas-time planning meeting, work begins under snowy conditions. Soon the weather is warmer as bricklayers and carpenters go about their work and younger boys help with gardening and path laying. This film records an impressive example of what teamwork can do. Everyone pitches in and the result is a shared space for the whole community.

This film is from the collection of Bromley Local Studies & Archives, a member of the London's Screen Archives Network.