Aerial view of St Margaret's Bay Hotel. c1938
Photocopy of an enlargement of a black and white postcard titled ‘View of St Margaret’s Bay Hotel Property’ and numbered 3737 in bottom l/h corner. Photocopy hand dated ‘1937-1939′.
The hotel is The Bay Hotel formerly The Lanzarote which was extended in the 1930’s with additional rooms, a ballroom and a swimming pool. To the right of it is the old Coastguard Boathouse converted into holiday accommodation and to the right of that new several white’art deco style’ houses which were to be occupied after the war by Noel Coward and his friends, including Ian Fleming. All but the art deco houses were destroyed during the war when the beach was used as a battle training school for the British Army.
Date of coverage1937-1939
PlaceSt Margaret's Bay, The Bay, Bay Hotel
LicenseCreative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs (CC-BY-NC-ND)
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