Getting the boat out the window

A crane is called in to extract a twin hulled boat from the first floor.

The R.B.Y.C could be either the Royal Burnham Yacht Club or the Royal Berkshire Yacht Club but no information beyond these pics can be found.

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1958 protests in Portobello Road

Crowds (and police) gather to hear speakers urge the people of Portobello Road to resist the 1957 Rent Act.

This is on the corner with Blenheim Crescent which has seen little major change to the buildings between then and now.

Rent Meeting 1957

Rent Meeting 1957

Rent Meeting 1957

Rent Meeting 1957

Rent Meeting 1957

Rent Meeting 1957

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