Valentine Postcard of the Seafront

Dated 1954

By Janet Penn

Postcard showing clearly the post 1953 seawall and the Casino and Monico on the right.

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Photo:Enlargement showing the stalls where the welcome hut was situated where Labworth Park and the carpark now stand. The storage tanks are seen in the background

Enlargement showing the stalls where the welcome hut was situated where Labworth Park and the carpark now stand. The storage tanks are seen in the background

Photo:In the middle is the Labworth Cafe and you can see how it stood before the wall was raised in the 70s/80s. In the distance on the left you can see the Canvey Lady navigational beacon and also one of the towers at the fort.

In the middle is the Labworth Cafe and you can see how it stood before the wall was raised in the 70s/80s. In the distance on the left you can see the Canvey Lady navigational beacon and also one of the towers at the fort.

This page was added by Janet Penn on 26/05/2014.