Sunbeam collection

The Sunbeam Collection is in the process of being digitised in order to provide a digital safety net for these fragile and aging images. This also permits far greater access to the Collection. Whilst browsing please not that titles are not imposed upon the images – rather and as best we can – a description and keywords are allocated. The Sunbeam Collection archived here is owned by Thanet District Council and except as otherwise expressly permitted under copyright law, the content of this site may not be copied, reproduced, republished, downloaded, posted, broadcast or transmitted in any way without first obtaining written permission from TDC as copyright owner.

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fireworks (4)

Children enjoying bonfire night at St.Lawrence, Ramsgate, Kent.

Children and adults at bonfire night celebrations, Ramsgate, Kent.

Children and adults at bonfire night celebrations, Ramsgate, Kent.

Children enjoying bonfire night at St.Lawrence, Ramsgate, Kent.

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hugh gaitskell (3)

Labour party conference delegates including Attlee, Gaitskell and Morrison with the Mayor and Mayoress on Margate Promenade.

Labour party leader Hugh Gaitskell and wife on a visit to Broadstairs, Kent.

Herbert Morrison and Hugh Gaitskell of the British Labour Party standing on promenade at Margate, Kent..

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broadstairs (393)

Joss Bay near Broadstairs, Kent

Morrison’s Broadway garage at the Broadway junction, Broadstairs, Kent. 1960. Now currently Morrisons/Budgens petrol station.

Sea Scouts rowing Miss Water Gala around Viking Bay during Broadstairs Water Gala day at Viking Bay 1964.

Bloodhound missile at Army careers exhibition, Pierremont, Broadstairs High Street ,Kent. 1969

Labour party leader Hugh Gaitskell and wife on a visit to Broadstairs, Kent.

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shelter (3)

Construction of concrete shelters at the Westcliff, Ramsgate, Kent.

Carnival participants and spectators sheltering from the rain at Margate carnival, Kent.

Beach shelter demolished by rock fall at Ramsgate, Kent.

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crew (3)

Silver City airways crew standing by prop driven passenger plane at Manston Airport, Kent, 1959

Hoverlloyd crew standing on propellor deck of SRN4 hovercraft at Pegwell Bay hoverport, Ramsgate, Kent.

Aerobatic crew of Italian aerial display team in front of jet fighter, Manston Airport, Manston, Kent.