Slough Credits

Slough Spacial Map



Kenya Scarlett



Many thanks to the people in and around Slough who so kindly gave us their stories.

Eva Antao-Bento

Mohammed Basith Awan

Martin Conroy

Peter Cox

Frania Creech

Maria Creech

Nicholas Garcia

Desree Gumbs-Carty

Ken Houghton

Jane Hughes

Isabel Hunt

Balbin Kalsi

Marium Khan

Tom King

Bal Krisham Swami

Gurdev Lota

Kerry Matthews

Tirza Meinema

Shelli Nomis

Andreas Schneider

Satnam Singh Brar

Mewa Singh Mann

Brigitte Thomas

Dawn Williams


Special Thanks

Library @ the Curve and the team there without whom this project would not have been possible.



With thanks to BFI National Archive for access and support.


Wessex Film and Sound Archive

Slough Borough Council

Slough Museum


Mobile AR Trail ‘From Slough to Space’ and Slough Virtual Cinema



Jay Younes


Special thanks to

Ian Bruce

Jamie Anderson

Leonie Adams

Tony Jones 

Burnham Mens Shed

Narrator: Jon Briggs




Executive Producer: Amanda Murphy

Producers: Helen O’Neill, Tom Bonnett

Assistant Producer: Amy Strike

Script Editor: Writer: Sara Missaghian

Archive Producer: Rebecca O’Connor Thompson

Archive Researcher: Nessa Dundon

Head of Tech: Neil Smith

Assistants: Laura Roser, Emma Burke

Executives for StoryFutures: James Bennett, Madeline Bates, Sarah Smyth, Will Saunders



Creative Director Kim-Leigh Pontin 

Executive Producer Colin Davis 

Senior  Producer: David Bradshaw 

Technical Project Manager: Nuno Dias 

Creative: Kassiani Koufaki

Studio CG Lead: Paul Mitcheson

QA: Joanathan O’Shea




Courtesy of BFI National Archive

A Trip to the Moon (1902)

Automatic Motorist (1911)


BBC copyright material reproduced courtesy of the British Broadcasting Corporation.  All rights reserved.

Network East (18/08/1987)

News (14/05/1991)

The Great West Road (16/04/1982)

The Sky At Night: Uranus (11/05/1960)

Tomorrow’s World (03/10/1974)


Courtesy Wessex Film and Sound Archive/Slough Borough Council/Slough Museum

General Election Slough 1950 (1950)

General Election Slough 1951 (1951)

Holiday Carnival 1949 (1949)

Slough Films: Major Problem (1947 – 1955)


Sir William Herschel and Caroline Herschel. Colour lithograph by A. Diethe, ca. 1896. Wellcome Collection. Public Domain Mark


Caroline Herschel, aged 92. Stipple engraving by J. Brown. Wellcome Collection. Public Domain Mark


Flickr/John Voo – Server-Hallway-Macines (Image has been cropped out)


© Pablo Caros Budassi – Representation of Halley’s Comet. (Image has been cropped out)


Photograph by Mike Peel ( Herschel Museum of Astronomy – Model of the 40-foot telescope at the William Herschel Museum, Bath.  (Image has been cropped out)


BFI Team

BFI National Archive Curator Simon McCallum

BFI National Archive Curatorial Assistant Joanna Drayton

BFI National Archive Rights & Contracts Manager: Annabelle Shaw

BFI Archive Access Esopen Bale, John Carino, Katrina Stokes

BFI Executives Ben Luxford, Gillian Scothern, Rhidian Davis

BFI marketing and communications Colette Geraghty, Nora Sandor, Nyree Jillings, Sarah Bemand


BBC Team

Editor, BBC Archive Peter Rippon

Senior Producer, BBC Archive Susannah Stevens



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