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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.

Margate (648)

Fire damage at he Clock Tower restaurant, Margate, Kent.

Sailing boats between Stone Pier and Jetty, Margate.

Miss Lido beauty queen with the 2nd and 3rd place runners up sitting on a wall at the Lido pool, Cliftonville, Margate, Kent.

Maureen Turner (maiden name Norman) sitting in the sea on Margate beach, 1954.

Children at the arcades in Dreamland Amusement Park, Margate, Kent.

Group of teenage boys (Mods ‘n Rockers) standing outside Margate magistrates court and town hall, Margate, Kent.

James Brooks and Lily Brooks (nee Lily Moore) on the Walpole Bay Bathing Platform, Cliftonville, Margate 1935

Woman with dog crossing Northdown Road in the rain at Cliftonville, Margate, Kent.

Family group walking near Cliftonville Lido 1950. Margate, Kent.

Artwork showing proposed plans for development at Margate seafront, Margate, Kent.

Norman Marsh (aged 15) 1926 as runner for Sunbeam Photos, Cliftonville, Margate, Kent.

Bathing beauties on motor boat off Margate Jetty, Margate, Kent.

1950s bathing beauties at Margate harbour, Margate, Kent.

Construction of the new Six Bells public house, High Street, Margate, Kent.

Man shrimping in sea by pier and lifeboat house at Margate, Kent.

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

1950s bathing beauties at Margate harbour, Margate, Kent.

Canterbury Road, Westbrook outside the Sea Bahing Hospital looking towards Margate c1960

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

Carnival Performers (Children) at Westbrook, Margate Carnival c1960

Family on the beach at Cliftonville, Margate 1921.

1950s Margate bathing beauties.

Colin Harvey at the sundeck Palm Bay Cliftonville, Margate, Kent. 1961

Mayor and other digintaries at Margate station, Margate, Kent.

Circus elephants bathing in the sea at Margate, Kent.