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Croydon Flyover

Shot only five years after its opening, this film showcases the Croydon Flyover in all its concrete glory.

Amateur film 1974 1 mins Silent

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The Croydon Flyover was a much needed solution to congestion in post-war Croydon, but not necessarily an example of town planning at its best. The film shows the new road snaking towards the Town Centre and 'Nestlé Tower' but also remnants of historic Croydon. Over the Fire Station we glimpse St. John the Baptist church and get a better view of Croydon Library and Clocktower than can be seen today.

This film is from the collection of Museum of Croydon, a member of the London's Screen Archives Network.