From the River Thames at Gravesend to tourism videos about Pocahontas, video to help for local businesses, schools and more, Kersh Media specialise in professional, eye-catching video production that will help your business succeed and grow.
We’re based in Kent and clients include; Kent County Council, The University of Kent, Shepherd Neame, Gallagher Construction and many SMEs in East Kent and brands across the UK and overseas.
Kersh Media was established by Graham Majin in 2005. Graham’s a former BBC Senior Producer who set-up BBC South East Today and produced and directed a wide range of output for more than 14 years. Today that same level of professionalism and attention to detail is available to your business at highly competitive rates.
Kersh Media tailor-make high quality, attractive and stylish videos. Our talented team of experienced, BBC trained directors, producers and editors possess all the skills required to produce the perfect video for you.
Did You Know?
The River Thames has long been an important feature in Gravesend life and may have been the deciding factor for the first settlement here. One of the town’s first distinctions was in being given the sole right to transport passengers to and from London by water in the late 14th century. The “Tilt Boat” was a familiar sight on the river.
The first steamboat plied its trade between Gravesend and London in the early 19th century, bringing with it a steadily increasing number of visitors to The Terrace Pier Gardens, Windmill Hill, Springhead Gardens and Rosherville Gardens. Gravesend soon became one of the first English resort towns and thrived from an early tourist trade.
Gravesend “watermen” were often in a family trade; and the town is the headquarters of the Port of London Authority Thames Navigation Service, supplying both river and sea pilots.
Until the building of Tilbury Docks on the opposite side of the river between 1882-6, Gravesend was the first port of entry. Thousands of emigrants, as well as large numbers of troops, embarked from here. Tilbury Docks have expanded considerably since with the closure of all the London Docks. The entrance to the Docks is somewhat awkward, situated as it is on the sharp bend of the river, and often requires tugboat assistance, as do the larger ships moored at Tilbury landing stages.
Also on the river front is the world’s oldest surviving cast iron pier, a unique structure with the first known iron cylinders used for its foundation. From here the steamboat services had begun from London in 1815.
The river still plays a vital part in the life of the community today. The cross-river passenger ferry to Tilbury provides a long-established route to and from Essex. Before the Dartford Crossing came into being there was a vehicle ferry here as well.
The Thames and Medway Canal opened for barge traffic in 1824, but after only 20 years it proved too difficult a route for navigation between the Thames and Medway and was left to silt up. From 1844, the canal’s tunnel was used to provide a route for the railway.
Today the canal basin at the Gravesend end of the Canal is used for pleasure craft. The lock has been dredged and restoration and strengthening works have been carried out to the basin walls as part of regeneration of the area.
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