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Alexandra House 1950's

Alexandra House 1950's

A photo of Alexandra House in the 1950's taken by my father

Date picture taken (may be approximate): 
Tuesday, January 1, 1957


Dear Alison,

Thanks very much for posting these photos, and also for getting such good detail on the scans.

I made a couple of minor edits:

  • Changed the 'Places Shown' to have the 1950s version of the Alexandra Building, instead of the 1976 version
  • Added in the Chartered Bank, which is the scaffolding in the background.
  • Changed the date from 1950 to 1957 - a guess based on the state of progress for the Chartered Bank building.

Regards, David

Thnks David - I remember the building well, in fact I am sure that the company my father worked for - British General Electric Company - had an office in the building at one time.  You are probably right with the date of 1957.  I just put 1950's as I was certain it was in that decade !