New Empire Hotel

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Photograph
Production date
1970s
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A side view from Empire Street of the New Empire Hotel in Frankton. The original Empire Hotel was built in February 1913. It was extensively renovated and reopened in 1974 as "New Empire Hotel". In 1995 it was destroyed by an arsonist fire causing the death of six residents. It was on the corner of Empire and High Streets. On the left of the building is a fire escape - a side entrance is at centre and behind the cabbage tree on the right is the main entrance on High Street.
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HCL_M00301.29

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