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Currently SEAS are busy digitally archiving The Sunbeam Collection and a range of ‘Walkies’. These are being added to the website on a weekly basis – so do keep returning. Whilst browsing please note that titles are not imposed upon the images – rather and as best we can – a description and keywords are allocated.

Hotel (21)

The Elephant Hotel (now demolished) on the corner of the High Street and Marine Gardens Margate, Kent. 1971.

Dolphinarium at Queens Hotel Cliftonville, Margate, Kent.1971

The Regency Hotel at the Westcliff parade, Ramsgate, Kent.

Dolphinarium at Queens Hotel Cliftonville, Margate, Kent.

Hotel Metropole and Ship Inn, Bankside, Margate prior to demolition c 1937

The Elephant Hotel (now demolished) on the corner of the High Street and Marine Gardens Margate, Kent. 1971.

The Regency Hotel at the Westcliff parade, Ramsgate, Kent.

Evelyn Benson with Aunt Doris Staite and Uncle Len Staite at the Rhonallea Hotel, Cliftonville, Margate, Kent. 1950s

Demolition site at location of old Cliftonville hotel, Margate, Kent.

Back right, Steve Hazel, girl on right table Evelyn Benson. Little girl, Angela on holiday with parents and grandmother. Seafront Cliftonville with the Queens Highcliffe hotel in background. 1952

Back right, Steve Hazel, girl on right table Evelyn Benson. Little girl, Angela on holiday with parents and grandmother. Seafront Cliftonville with the Queens Highcliffe hotel in background. 1952

Butlin’s Grand Hotel, Cliftonville, Margate, Kent.

Demolition site at location of old Cliftonville hotel, Margate, Kent.

Rhonallea Hotel 1960. Rosalyn Benson (centre)  won Miss June Dairy Maid. Sister Evelyn sat next to her, Minnie Benson (mother) 4th row on left wearing white cardigan. Owner Steve Hazell back row with checked shirt, waitresses in front of him Ann, on left Edna, to left of Edna, Lillian Hazel.

Paradise Street Margate looking down towards the Hotel Metropole c1937

Evelyn Benson entertaining guests at the Rhonallea Hotel, Edgar Rd, Cliftonville, Margate, Kent. 1950s.

Construction at the Castle Keep Hotel, Kingsgate, Broadstairs, Kent. 1972.

Demolition site at location of old Cliftonville hotel, Margate, Kent.

Walpole Bay Hotel and bowling greens, Cliftonville Postcard 1950s

Rhonallea Hotel 1960. Rosalyn Benson (centre)  won Miss June Dairy Maid. Sister Evelyn sat next to her, Minnie Benson (mother) 4th row on left wearing white cardigan. Owner Steve Hazell back row with checked shirt, waitresses in front of him Ann, on left Edna, to left of Edna, Lillian Hazel.

Construction at the Castle Keep Hotel, Kingsgate, Broadstairs, Kent. 1972.