Saltdean’s Holiday Palace – The Ocean in postcards

Writer and local historian Douglas d’Enno has kindly made available to The Saltdean Zone the following article which originally appeared in the July

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Saltdean Lido: ‘Car park for a 1000 cars’

A Saltdean Estate Company promotional poster for the Saltdean Lido from circa 1938 /39.  Interestingly advertising ‘separate changing cubicles for

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‘NEW AND WONDERFUL OCEAN HOTEL’

A Saltdean Estate Company promotional poster for the ‘new and wonderful’ Ocean Hotel in ‘sunny Saltdean’. The Ocean Hotel and

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Saltdean: ‘Invigorating with a high average of sunshine’

Saltdean, Brighton for Your Ideal Seaside Home!   This Saltdean Estate Co Ltd promotional poster dates from after 1938 as

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1930s: Saltdean Lido entrance sign and kiosk?

The Saltdean Lido of the late 1930s or early 1940s, it had not long been opened for business in this

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1938: Shiny new Saltdean Lido & Ocean Hotel

A brand new looking Saltdean Lido and Ocean Hotel. We believe this is Saltdean circa 1938, note the Ocean Garage

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Luftwaffe reconnaissance photo of Saltdean, Brighton

A gift from Brighton and Hove Stuff: this image, we believe, was taken in the early 1940s. It appears to be

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Lido reflections: Do you have a Lido memory to share?

We are now developing a place to collect people’s memories of Saltdean and nearby, which can be constantly added to

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Saltdean-on-Sea Brighton 1930s advert

This 1930s advert from The Saltdean Estate Company illustrates how  the development opportunities at Saltdean-on-Sea were marketed in a very romantic and

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1930’s Saltdean beach – just before The Undercliff Walk was built

We can’t be sure of the exact year, but the evidence suggests that this Saltdean seaside scene is from the early

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