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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)

Dolphinarium at Queens Hotel Cliftonville, Margate, Kent.

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

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.

Punch and Judy Man Peter Butchard with Dickens Week characters in the Royal Albion Hotel gardens, Broadstairs, Kent 1965.

Paradise Street Margate looking down towards the Hotel Metropole c1937

View of Castle Hotel at the inner harbour, Ramsgate, Kent.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Crowd of people on Marine Parade watching swimmers off the slipway at Margate Harbour c1960

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

Punch and Judy Man Peter Butchard with Dickens Week characters in the Royal Albion Hotel gardens, Broadstairs, Kent 1965.

Crowd of people on Marine Parade watching swimmers off the slipway at Margate Harbour c1960

Dolphinarium at Queens Hotel Cliftonville, Margate, Kent.

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

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

Dolphinarium at Queens Hotel Cliftonville, Margate, Kent.