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Harlow Urban District

In the early 60's a relocation was on the cards for the Post Office Central Training School. For most, a move from Staffordshire to Essex was quite a transfer - cue a film crew!

Amateur film 1962 14 mins Silent

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The Engineering Staff of the Post Office Central Training School were keen to ensure colleagues were as well informed and prepared as possible with regard to any relocation venue. With the development of Harlow New Town during the 50s, they travelled to Essex to see for themselves and filmed what is now held in the archives as a valuable record of the town's early days.

Although not confirmed, there are no records to show that the Staff did move to Harlow.