File LSBU/7/4/1/1 - Official opening of new buildings by the Duke of York

Duke of York opening the newly refurbished Borough Road Building A speech at the opening of the newly refurbished Borough Road building Duke of York visits the gymnasium Duke of York visits the gymnasium Duke of York tours the National Bakery School Duke of York receiving a cake in the shape of a girl wearing a crinoline for Princess Elizabeth

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Official opening of new buildings by the Duke of York


  • 20 February 1930 (Creation)

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On 20th February 1930 the Duke of York (the future George VI) visited the Borough Polytechnic Institute to official open new buildings within Borough Road Building and unveil its new facade.

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Comprises photographs of the Duke of York at the event officially opening the buildings and visiting different areas of the Polytechnic.

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  • English

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