GEORGE SQUARE REDEVELOPMENT

Poet Hamish Henderson and reporter walking through square, discussing plans for further redevelopment and the naming of the new buildings (clip - full length available onsite)

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Places:

  • Edinburgh

Subjects:

  • Construction and engineering
  • Education
  • Architecture and buildings

Genres:

  • Television news

Decade:

  • 1960s

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Title: GEORGE SQUARE REDEVELOPMENT

Reference number: 2722

Date: 1968

Production company: [ Scottish Television]

Sound: sound

Original format: 16mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 4.12 mins

Description: A film insert for a news programme looking at the completion of the first phase of Edinburgh University's redevelopment in George Square. Hamish Henderson talks about the architecture of the Square.

Film insert for news programme - title and captions missing.

Shotlist: Reporter in George Square, Edinburgh on completion of first phase of Edinburgh University's redevelopment. gvs square (0.30) v/o Hamish Henderson on the architecture of the square, and its former inhabitants, Sir Walter Scott and others (1.38) Henderson and reporter walking through square, discussing plans for further redevelopment and the naming of the new buildings (2.20) Continues as v/o. gvs square from Appleton Tower (4.12)