The Monico at Piccadilly Circus is demolished to make way for modern complex.
Title reads: "Piccadilly New Circus".
Good top shot Piccadilly Circus and Eros Statue. C/U Eros Statue. G/V buildings in Piccadilly Circus which will be demolished for the new site. G/V The Monico nightclub / hotel site being demolished. C/U sign: "Monico" on demolished building. Low angle shot of workman demolishing building, pan down to rubble falling. C/U workman operating crane. L/S building being demolished.
Interior. C/U insurance general manager P. R. Cahill and property tycoon Jack Cotton looking at model of proposed new building for Piccadilly site - a modern complex of restaurants, hotels and shops. Various shots the pair looking at the model. G/V Piccadilly Circus at night. C/U illustration of the proposed new building in Piccadilly. C/U model of new building.
The Monico as the location of the wartime club Rainbow Corner.
Note: newspaper article, press release and photographs of new development on file.