Plaque

GPO Film Unit

Erection date: 2000

Inscription

G.P.O. Film Unit, later Crown Film Unit, pioneers of documentary film making, had their studios here, 1933 - 1943.
English Heritage

Site: GPO Film Unit (1 memorial)

SE3, Bennett Park, 47, Blackheath Art Club

The Listing entry gives: "Artists' studios, now flats. 1885-6 with 1891 Annexe. John C P Higgs and Frank Rudkin, architects. Red Brick with roughcast and hung tile to one gable. Arts and Crafts style of one main range. Separate Annexe to right in warehouse style." etc. "Built as artists' studios and exhibition space for the 1883-founded Blackheath Art Society. Used 1933-1943 as headquarters and studio for the GPO film unit."

Credit for this entry to: Alan Patient of www.plaquesoflondon.co.uk and Steve Wilson

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GPO Film Unit

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Crown Film Unit

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G.P.O. Film Unit

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