Film of the Month - Leathermarket Gardens
A short news item produced by the BBC, showing the opening of Leathermarket Gardens on the 23 January 1958.
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DescriptionLeathermarket Gardens and shelter were erected as a memorial to Dr and Mrs Salter for their lifelong service to the area of Bermondsey. This short film includes the official opening with Edwin Bayliss, chairman of the LCC Parks Committee and Mayor Hendy and features children playing on the swings and slides. ©BBC / 1 min 36 secs / mute.
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