PARKING METERS, EDINBURGH

Drivers get used to Edinburgh’s new parking meters in George Street and Queen Street, as others retreat to the narrow lanes nearby. (clip)

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Places:

  • Edinburgh

Subjects:

  • Transport

Genres:

  • Television news

People/organisations:

  • Templar Films

Decade:

  • 1960s

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Title: PARKING METERS, EDINBURGH

Reference number: 5398

Date: 1962c

Production company: [ Templar Film Studios]

Sound: mute

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 2.40 mins

Description: The first operation of new parking meters on the streets of Edinburgh.

See also ref. 5397

Shotlist: shot of completely empty parking spaces; c/u new parking sign; man using a new "Venner" parking meter; progressing to busy use of new meters and traffic wardens patrolling parking areas, including Thistle Street; lady using the new machine as her children look on; c/u End of Zone sign; (2.11) a man returns to his car, only to discover he has a parking ticket (2.40)