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Nightingale Estate: Tower Block Demolition

30.11.2003
8m 0s
Colour
Sound

Description

Double demolition of two tower blocks on the Nightingale Estate in Hackney.

A large group of local residents, press and photographers assemble to watch the double demolition of two high rise tower blocks on the Nightingale Estate in Hackney. A helicopter buzzes overhead as the crowd wait expectantly. At last a shot is fired to scare away the birds, the crowd countdowns to zero and the buildings are blown up, first one then the other falling to the ground and sending up a ball of dust and debris. The camera zooms in on the piles of rubble that are all that remain of the towers.

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United Kingdom; England; London; Hackney

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Archive name Format LSA ID Archive's identifier Sound
Hackney Archives VHS LSA2961 D51 Unknown
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