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
The Shape of Beds to come
Featuring the people and places, industry and activities from all corners of Beds County as Local Goverment Planners mull over the issue of population growth.
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Parts of Bedfordshire, like many English counties, enjoyed a post-war population boom, however, as the narrators warn, such growth cannot continue without sustainable solutions to its impact. Produced by the Beds County Council Planning Department, this film outlines the effect of population growth on housing, jobs, the environment, and transport, should it continue at the same rate as in the past, featuring individual case studies from all over the county.