Everyday life on the streets of Tower Hamlets in Dover is captured on film - paperboys go about their work, a milkman delivers pints of milk, a woman sweeps the pavement outside her home and vehicles travel to and fro. Rows of terraced houses on quiet residential streets are filmed, including those on Devonshire Road. Children's author Kathleen M. Duncan sits in her home, looking at her books - some of the illustrations are filmed in close-up. Cottage gardens and their flowers become the focus of attention - a small dog plays with a goat on the grass. A building site promises new houses. Exterior shots of The Eagle Hotel are followed by images of children maypole dancing - the May Day Queen has been crowned. Bulldozers work on the chalky soil of the South Downs. Several shots of an elderly couple and of children with bikes on a residential street follow. The film ends with a pan shot over rooftops - the South Downs stretches out in the background.