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Building Works at the Bank of England
Workers on the roof of the Bank of England, apparently breaking up stone with sledgehammers. The Royal Exchange can be seen in the background. The clip includes a female Police Officer providing directions on the street outside what appears to be the offices of Farebrother, Ellis and Co. at 29 Fleet Street and also man selling chestnuts at an unidentified location. 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