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Photograph of the social club, Lydiard camp, 1950's

Photograph of the social club, Lydiard camp, 1950's
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The photograph shows the bar in the social club on the 1950's estate at Lydiard Park. The residents decorated the vacant Nissen hut themselves and a drinks licence was granted by Swindon Corporation in 1952.

For most of the decade the club was run by Harold and Gladys Cheesley. It provided a venue for music, singalongs and dances as well as doubling up as a youth centre.

For more information on the club and life on the camp, see Related Items, The Lost Estate booklet.


Year:
1950-1960
Type:
Photograph
Location:
Private Collection
Copyright:
Friends of Lydiard Park
Credit:
Friends of Lydiard Park
Last updated on:
Tuesday 14th September 2021

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