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Erith Town

The film begins with views of demolition around the traditional town centre as part of urban redevelopment in Erith. The sites of destruction and part standing walls on old terraced streets are contrasted with the new tower blocks being constructed above them and the concrete modernity of the new shopping centre being built. Down by the riverside, there's a look across the Thames to Purfleet and m…