London’s Screen Archives enables Londoners see their past come alive on film. Managed by Film London, we are a unique network of historic film collections that cares for, collects and screens heritage film across the city. Together we preserve London’s rich film heritage from feature films to home movies, public information films, newsreels, and records of the capital’s many different industries.
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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!
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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.