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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)

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.

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

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

Dolphinarium at Queens Hotel Cliftonville, Margate, Kent.

Dolphinarium at Queens Hotel Cliftonville, Margate, Kent.1971

Soviet flag outside the Bicken Hall Hotel, Edgar Road, Cliftonville, Margate, Kent.

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

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

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

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

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.

Dolphinarium at Queens Hotel Cliftonville, Margate, Kent.1971

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

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.1971

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.

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

Dolphinarium at Queens Hotel Cliftonville, Margate, Kent.

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