The East Anglian Film Archive, the first and largest Regional Film Archive in England, was established in 1976. Since 1984, EAFA has been owned and operated by the University of East Anglia, Norwich (UEA), to support research and work to preserve our moving image heritage. More than 250 hours are freely available online as examples of the wide range of film which attracts interest the world over.
This film is part of Free
Streets for Walking
Town centre traffic is both a problem for the environment, and for pedestrians navigating the area. Essex County Planners showcase their dynamic solution to this nuisance.
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Essex County Planners have made town centre shopping a leisurely experience for the ascerning Essex citizen. Two new precincts have appeared in the County. New Town Basildon's custom-built shopping precinct is traffic-free, making it safe to navigate and free from car fumes. Southend-on-sea also have a new precinct. Both are examples of modern transformations of urban space, a welcome contrast to the fume-filled high street at the film's beginning.
United Motion Pictures predominantly produced newsreels and information films. The company produced films from 1955 to 1972.