The New Empire Hotel

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Production date
Circa 1975
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The former Empire Hotel was extensively renovated and reopened in 1974 as the New Empire Hotel, a private hotel catering for permanent and casual residents. On the 4th of February 1995 a fire, deliberately lit, destroyed the hotel, killing six of the hotel's residents. The hotel was on the corner of Empire Street and High Street.
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HCL_03994

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