Title ID 2404Collection ID229
Title[Resmat Cold Asphalt: Road Surfacing by the William F. Rees Civil Engineering Company]
Date1953 - 1954
CollectionHaywards Heath Cine Society / Mr Church
Genre/TypeAmateurIndependent AmateurNon-fictionActuality/Factual
KeywordsCompanies Industry Labour Motor Vehicles Parks Roads Trades Workers
LocalBanstead Chelsea Fulham
RegionalSurrey Greater London
NationalEngland United Kingdom
ProductionMeadowcroft Productions [?]
CameraD. J. Church
FormatColour Silent
Duration14 min. 35 sec.
Copyright & AccessCopyright restrictions apply, contact Screen Archive South East for details


This amateur film with intertitles records the work of the William F. Rees civil engineering company during 1953 and 1954. An Ammann Spreader resurfaces the pathways of Bishop's Park, Fulham; the depot at Chelsea produces asphalt; the company experiments with a new resurfacing technique at the depot; and a D2 Traxcavator works in the residential streets of Banstead.