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Albury Hotel, Paddington

old albury hotel oxford street paddington 1940

DRANK AT LEISURE

COMFORT: To celebrate the New Year these men set up their own beer garden outside the old Albury Hotel, which is being demolished under the Oxford Street widening scheme. The hotel is on a boundary. Half the men sat in Paddington, half in the city.

The Sydney Daily Telegraph January 2 1940

Albury Hotel Paddington 1930 ANU

The “old” Albury Hotel, Oxford Street, Paddington, 1930. Picture: Noel Butlin Archives, Australian National University.

Albury Hotel paddington 1940 anu

The “new” Albury Hotel, Oxford Street, Paddington, 1940. Picture: Noel Butlin Archives, Australian National University.

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  1. Hi Mick ,
    Great little story !! , I wonder if the old Albury Hotel was originally a Marshall`s pub ? , as I can see a Stag Lager ad and one with Pilsener ; keep up the posts mate really enjoyable stories about pub life !! ,
    Cheers
    Edd

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