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South Morden Processing
Interesting video showing the bottling and cartoning operation, shot around 1991 . Created by David Faux when he worked for the Milk Marketing Board.​​​​​​​ (6:40)
Express Dairy Milkman advert (0:52)
To encourage you to buy other products as well as milk.
Narrated by Richard Williams (Canadian-british animator and voiceover), with cartoon characters. 
'The Daily Round - The Story of Milk Production and Distribution' Express sponsored film from 1950's  (22:27)
This film by depicts the complete production and distribution process of Express Dairy milk and other products, documenting the daily supply of fresh dairy products, with fast transport from rural farm to London, a slick operation in the 50s, with bottling, testing and distribution handled at the South Morden plant, and delivery by express “milk train” from its own private sidings on the Wimbledon – Sutton line. Includes footage of early supermarket shop interiors and the experimental Express Dairies College Farm in Finchley, London. The film closes with scenes from a cookery demonstration.
Produced by Turners Film Unit, Newcastle and made available by the Yorkshire Film Archive.
Express Cookery Demonstration (6:08)
Promotional film of cookery demonstrations using Express Dairy Cottage Cheese, filmed in the Demonstration Kitchen at South Morden, probably in 1959.
Produced by Turners Film Unit, Newcastle and made available by the Yorkshire Film Archive.
Memories of Express Bloomsbury Depot
From the 1980's and 1990's, capturing some of the characters who worked at the depot.
Video compilation of Express News Front Covers (11:23)
Includes notes on editions that are missing from our Express Dairy Tales collection
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A Classroom Film - A Modern Dairy 1950-1959 (Silent 6:49)
Features Hornby & Clarke in Richmond, Surrey, with Jersey cows on Petersham Meadows, hand and machine milking, churn collection, laboratory testing, batch pasteurising, bottle filling, crating into wire crates, delivery with hand-carts and children drinking school milk.
From British Instructional Films Ltd, made available by British Pathe
John Carey's Last Milk Round in Wimbledon
John started as a milk boy when still at school and became an Express milkman in 1961 until he retired from Wimbledon Depot (then Dairy Crest) in August 2011. This was featured on BBC News, in this video.
Ski Yogurt TV Commercials
Eight ads from 1967 (after the acquisition of Swiss Milk Products by Express Dairy in 1966) until 2003 (Nestle)​​​​​​​
The Creamery At Ruyton XI Towns
Charming 1993 video with a little history of Ruyton XI Towns, and a detailed account of cheesemaking at this time.
Exeter Processing Dairy
 This video was made by Mike Browning, shortly before the Exhibition Way plant closed in 1993/4. It shows the complete milk processing, bottling and cartoning operation from start to finish.
Apologies for the poor quality of this video; the original tapes have been lost and this is a heavily edited version created from a TV screen copy.
'The Bill'
Video clips and stills from the episode that was filmed on location at South Morden dairy. First broadcast on 25th March, 1994.
Rural Museums Network
Presentation in November 2023, explaining how the Express Dairy Tales website and Facebook Group started and is managed. Topics discussed include an outline of Express Dairy's activities, hardware and software used to prepare material, the Facebook Group and how it's managed, and issues of image quality, attribution and copyright. Peter also lists the costs involved in setting up and running the website on a continuing basis, and thoughts about preserving the archive for the future.
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