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LocalEyes community cataloguing — Hounslow

Welcome to the LocalEyes community cataloguing page for the borough of Hounslow. Films on this page record life in Hounslow across the 20th century and up to the present day.

We would like your help to bring these films to life. Perhaps you can identify people and places or the years the the films were shot or you know who made the films. We'd also love you to share memories and any other information about these historic records of Hounslow life.

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Heston Community Centre Carnival, Whit-Monday 1947, Heston Park
Heston Community Centre Carnival features parades and the crowning of the Carnival Queen. Lionel Marson, BBC radio newscaster presents prizes for the grow your own vegetable competition section of the carnival. There are Medieval reenactments, Scottish dances, a judo demonstration and a mammoth tombola.
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1947
27m 35s
16mm film
Colour
Silent
Your Home
Film explaining how the Borough is modernising its old housing.
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1970s
7m 49s
16mm film
Colour
Sound
Opening Ceremony of the Research and Administration Building, Parke, Davis and Company Ltd, Hounslow Heath
No summary available
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20.05.1954
3m 32s
16mm film
Colour
Silent
Hounslow Town Centre - The Way Ahead
A local government film seeking public comment of redevelopment plans for Hounslow.
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c.1968
4m 36s
16mm film
Colour
Sound
The First Stage: Hounslow - A New Borough
Informational broadcast highlighting the work of Hounslow's Council
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c.1965
17m 27s
16mm film
Colour
Sound
Western International
A film showing the opening of the New Western International Market in 1974, and the closure of the old. Brentford Fruit and Vegetable market. The film captures the work of the traders and porters of the market,and provides a glimpse into their profession.
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1974
16m 12s
35mm film
Colour
Sound
Leisure Strategy
No summary available
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c.1982
10m 14s
16mm film
Colour
Sound
Annual Sports Day Organised by Platt's Stores, Electric Empire, Hounslow
No summary available
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26.06.1912
5m 29s
35mm nitrate film
B&W
Silent
Borough of Heston and Isleworth Fire Brigade Display
Amateur film of a display by the Borough of Heston and Isleworth Fire Brigade.
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02.03.1938
11m 53s
16mm film
B&W
Silent
Mayor Giving Speech] / British Movietone: London Has Another Municipal Borough / [Military Parade
No summary available
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1932
1m 29s
35mm nitrate film
Colour;B&W
Silent
Heston and Isleworth Charter Celebrations, 3rd October 1932
Film showing the presentation by the Duke of Gloucester (Prince Henry) of a royal charter making Heston and Isleworth a Municipal Borough and the subsequent parade down the high street, blessing, and luncheon.
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03.10.1932
15m 7s
35mm nitrate film
B&W
Sound
VE Street Party, Service of Thanksgiving, Lampton Park, May 1945
A film of a VE street party and the service of thanksgiving at Lampton Park Hounslow 1945.
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5.1945
6m 4s
16mm film
Colour
Silent
Hounslow Hospital: What It Means To You
A wartime film showing the work of Hounslow Hospital and soliciting for funds.
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c.1942
21m 22s
16mm film
Colour
Silent
Coronation 1953
Cine recording of events in the borough by the Hounslow Photographic Society, Cine Section.
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1953
19m 40s
16mm film
Colour
Silent
Councillor Shackleton (Mayor of Heston and Isleworth) and Family
A short film about Councillor Shackleton, the Mayor
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c.1941
4m 33s
16mm film
Colour;B&W
Silent
Future of Chiswick Town Hall
Future of Chiswick Town Hall
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c.1974
21m 31s
16mm film
B&W
Silent
Syon House, Middlesex
A film about Syon House, Middlesex
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1960
11m 57s
16mm film
B&W
Sound
Street Parade / Rotary Speech
Isleworth Regatta in the 1960s
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1960s
8m 43s
16mm film
Colour
Silent
War Records: Heston and Isleworth
No summary available
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1939-1945
26m 18s
16mm film
Colour;B&W
Unknown
Lampton Park, Mayday 89
A video of Mayday 89 at Lampton Park.
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1989
22m 11s
VHS
Colour
Sound
Hounslow's Green Strategy: Nature Conservation
A video on Hounslow Council's Green Strategy Plan.
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1991
19m 30s
VHS
Colour
Sound
Opening of the Hounslow Library and Paul Robeson Theatre
Video showing the facilities around Hounslow Library.
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1992
33m 36s
VHS
Colour
Sound
What and Where Is Paradise
University project in the1960s about Brentford, including scenes shot inside the old Brentford gasometer.
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1960s
15m 30s
16mm film
B&W
Sound

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