2009

NZ3572 : Rex Hotel, Whitley Bay

taken 15 years ago, near to Whitley Bay, North Tyneside, England

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Rex Hotel, Whitley Bay
Rex Hotel, Whitley Bay
The 70 bedroom hotel is on the corner of Whitley Bay Promenade and South Parade.
Originally a small temperance hotel opened by the Waverley Hotel Company in 1906. The Waverley Hotel soon expanded to become a hotel of 150 bedrooms, said to be one of the largest and most up to date on the north-east coast with a heated garage and private tennis courts behind. In 1937 the hotel obtained a licence to sell alcohol for the first time and its name was changed to the Rex Hotel. It was the venue of a popular folk club and featured Gerry Rafferty, Billy Connolly, Ralph McTell and Lindisfarne early in their careers.
Tyne and Wear HER (9307): Whitley Bay, The Promenade, Rex Hotel (Waverley Hotel): LinkExternal link (Archive LinkExternal link )

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Category: Accommodation > Hotel
This photo is linked from: Automatic Clusters: · Whitley Bay Promenade [56] · Rex Hotel [9] Other Photos: · Whitley Bay - Rex Hotel Title Clusters: · Rex Hotel, Whitley Bay [2] ·
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NZ3572, 287 images   (more nearby 🔍)
Photographer
Andrew Curtis   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Saturday, 26 December, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 27 December, 2009
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 3575 7237 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:2.6733N 1:26.5236W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 3572 7239
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East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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