BBC sound effects 1940–86
In 2018, the BBC made freely available for non-commercial use around 16,000 of its sound effects recordings. A few hundred come from known locations around the UK, and most of those have been presented here in a sound map. All recordings © BBC.
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Pontypridd market 5:02
BBC DESCRIPTION: Markets: Pontypridd, Wales, general atmosphere.
Port Talbot steel mill 3:00
BBC DESCRIPTION: Steel production: British Steel Corporation, Port Talbot, hot strip mill.