The Great West Road and Bath Road Near Hounslow
digital file Black & White Mute c.1935 6:18
Summary: Views of Great West Road down Syon Hill from Gillette Corner. Followed by Henly's Corner, Hounslow West, where the Bath Road meets the A4.
Title number: 20563
LSA ID: LSA/27121
Credits: Sansom, Alfred Stephen (Filmmaker)
Further information: Notes from James Marshall (Local Studies Librarian for Hounslow Library Service): The A4 Great West Road was opened in May 1925 as a by-pass for Brentford. This is the view down Syon Hill from Gillette Corner. The road is lined with Art Deco factory buildings. 0:35 onwards shows residential suburbs to the west of Gillette Corner along the A4.
1:40 onwards shows Henly's Corner, Hounslow West where the Bath Road meets the A4 and the A30 diverges for Staines. A large car showrooms (Henly's) occupied the north side of the roundabout.
2:16 onwards shows traffic on the A4 Bath Road west of Henly's Corner.
5:20 onwards shows the Great South West Road A30 at Hatton.
Locations: United Kingdom; England; London; Hounslow; Osterley; Great West Road
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