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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 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

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

Dolphinarium at Queens Hotel Cliftonville, Margate, Kent.

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

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.

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

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

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

Dolphinarium at Queens Hotel Cliftonville, 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.

Aqua lovelies around the Festival of Britain’s Fountain by the Granville Hotel, 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.

Margate Railway Station and Green taken from Dreamland Tower c1950

Dolphinarium at Queens Hotel Cliftonville, Margate, Kent.

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

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

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

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