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
Tour of Stevenage
Time-lapse photography, the view from the passenger seat of a moving car travelling around Stevenage, giving a visual tour and mapping the layout of England's first New Town.
From the collection of:
The driver navigating Stevenage's ring roads, its outer and inner suburbs, meanwhile the passenger filming the journey. Shot at two frames per second between 11am and 12.00 on 14th September 1970, this Stevenage Development Corporation-sponsored film was made to establish the efficiency of the town's road network system, and incidentally documents a time-lapse travelogue of England's first New Town, that nestles between two Garden Cities.