PROGRESS REPORT

Hundreds of steel houses are to be built, men are seen slotting steel sheets into place. One man working on the gable end of the house uses his bunnet to remove some debris before he can continue his task. (clip - full length available onsite)

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Places:

  • Glasgow

Subjects:

  • Construction and engineering
  • Housing and living conditions

Genres:

  • Sponsored

People/organisations:

  • RUSSELL, Stanley Livingstone
  • Glasgow Corporation

Decade:

  • 1940s

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Title: PROGRESS REPORT

Reference number: 0268

Date: 1946

Sponsor: Glasgow Corporation Housing Department

Production company: Thames and Clyde

Sound: sound

Original format: 35mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 9.55 mins

Description: A survey of Municipal Housing Activity in Glasgow. New council housing at Knightswood, Cranhill, Pollok and Tollcross.

See also ref. 0922 PROGRESS REPORT NO. 2.

Credits: production supervised by Stanley L Russell
ph. Frank McLachlan, assisted by Robert Anderson
commentary Peter Watson
technical adviser Ronald Bradbury PhD, F.R.I.B.A., A.M.T.P.I.

Shotlist: Credits (.43) Shots of people in Glasgow city centre area, possibly Gorbals Cross, and Central Station and George Square in particular (1.10) Construction site for prefabs in Knightswood. Machinery and bricklayers (2.08) Large pre-war house and gardens being converted into flatlets (2.23) Diagram of Glasgow illustrating areas of new housing and shots of different areas - Pollok, Cranhill (4.19) Draughtsman and architects at work on drawings for new houses (4.35) House construction site at Priesthill. Men and equipment, Pollok site, occupied streets. Timber housing under construction at Balornock (6.35) Bricklayers and shots of completed schemes in the district of Penilee (7.05) Blocks of houses at Barrowfield and Garscube (8.25) Factory at Tollcross which produces foam slabs. The slabs in use in an experimental block at Penilee (9.25) Warrieston Court, housing for single people. Models of some of the proposed schemes and illustration of their siting in the city. Shots of various schemes (10.26)