Films about the New Towns

Films from various sources relating to the New Towns

Hemel Hempstead (1961)
This film shows views of the Hemel Hempstead New Town as it was in 1961. Courtesy of British Pathé.
Old Town Face Lift Aka Hemel Hempstead New Town (1969)
This film shows a comparison between the 'old' and 'new' versions of Hemel Hempstead, with a focus on the work carried out to preserve the history of the old town. Courtesy of British Pathé.
Charley in New Town (1948)
This cartoon promotes the ideals behind, and the reasons for, creating the New Towns and is shown from the perspective of Charley, an everyman character. This short was animated by Halas and Batchelor. Courtesy of BFI (The British Film Institute)
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