Southend On Sea, The Golden Hind And Pier c.1950
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The Palace Hotel makes an impressive backdrop for this rear view of The Golden Hind. The main function rooms in the hotel overlooked the sea. The shops below the hotel can be seen and also those below Pier Hill. Southend The Golden Hind

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This selection of vintage photographs shows some of our finest piers in their heyday, recalling their glory days when seaside piers were at the heart of the traditional British family holiday.

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I remember the sausage and mash cafe almost opposite to where this photo was taken at the bottom of Pier Hill. It was called 'The Old Sausage Shop' and I sometimes had lunch there while working at a nearby amusement arcade. It wasn't the best of places to eat I'm afraid!. The sausages came from big tin cans and heated in hot water. These were served with soggy onions and very salty mashed potatoes!. I ...see more
Can anyone recall the sausage and mash shop on Pier Hill, a great favourite of mine as a young boy. I always remember the decor of a black and white tiled interior and long tables. If anyone can remember the shop's name, please reply.