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Roadworks in The Strand
A group of workers drive a metal stake into the road with sledgehammers, while another group removes the road surface with drills and pickaxes. In both cases, a crowd of onlookers has gathered. This clip is taken from the 1929 Cine Kodagraph film Seeing London, London Life. For further information on this title, please see the full LMA catalogue record, the full film can also be viewed online at
London Metropolitan Archives
Film Collection
Silent, 16mm, Black and White
film recording