Collection Arthur Nixey


Local and family films of Cuckfield, Balcombe and environs with views of a local housing and civil engineering construction projects from the 1950s to 1980s.

Collection ID1057Reference codeWS 090115
TitleArthur Nixey
Dates1950s - 1980s
ProductionArthur Nixey
MaterialsDIGITAL Standard 8mm Super 8mm FILM
Access statusContact Screen Archive South East for details


This collection of amateur films were made by Arthur G. Nixey, a projectionist at Broadway Cinema at Haywards Heath.The collection offers a vivid portrait of community life in his home village of Balcombe with brief visits to the surrounding villages of Newhaven, Handcross, Ardingly and Cuckfield from the mid 1950s to early 1980s. The collection also includes long films documenting several local construction projects, namely the building of Ardingly Reservoir in West Sussex and a new local authority housing development in Balcombe, plus family visits to several zoos and theme parks.

Films in this collection:

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