The London Chroming Company is one of Britain’s last traditional chroming facilities. Based on the Old Kent Road, the company was formed in 1979 by Mike Chamberlain and Phillip Lefelle. Hidden behind a non-descript façade, there is an Aladdin's cave filled with car bumpers, grills, panels, and bubbling vats of chemicals. The film gives an insight into a long forgotten craft, most of which hasn’t changed for over a century, and the personal stories of the individuals working there.
Created as part of Consume Peckham for a University set brief, we were asked to find a business in Peckham and create a 5 Minute documentary about them.
Created in cooperation with Frazer Howie, Margarita Yong, and Dan Cooper