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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Change in Friern Barnet
Tour Friern Barnet and explore the streets, local happenings and developments in an area undergoing rapid change
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This amateur film highlights the contrasting changes in the Friern Barnet area as modern developments spring up around the ornate architecture of decades gone by. Highlights include the views of Oxford House, dramatic shots of a fire at Station Road, beautiful images of Friern hospital, as well as a sports day and and open air service of the council of churches.
This film is from the collection of Barnet Local Studies and Archives, a member of the London's Screen Archives Network.