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Waiters, chefs and kitchen hands at London's Savoy hotel went on strike early today

Waiters, chefs and kitchen hands at London's Savoy hotel went on strike early today, it was decided that tables were to be left bare and underserviced in the private suites, restaurant and Grill room. Tickets has been detailed to guard every staff door and the taxi driver in entrance to warn the catering staff of the strike. The strikers are members of the London catering branch of the general and municipal workers union who claimed that 500 of the total staff of 800 are now in the union. The strike committee said "we have been forced to take this action after every other avenue of approach has been closed by the management."
Picture shows: Mrs Kaufmann, wife of a chef at the Savoy hotel, picketing outside the building this morning.
8 October 1946

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Police, armed with truncheons, clashed with strikers at the Barbican building site

Police, armed with truncheons, clashed with strikers at the Barbican building site. It happened after Mytons, the contractors, brought in new workers in a bid to re - open the 5 and a half million pound site in the City.
Strikers threw themselves on vans carrying the workers, hammering on windows and doors and shouting abuse.
Further ugly scenes broke out during a mass meeting of the strikers.
Photo shows ; Lou Lewis, communist leader of the unofficial strike committee, addressing a mass meeting outside the Barbican site today.
16 October 1967

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Chingford ' s hillside swimming pool nearly ready. Chingford ' s new swimming

Chingford 's hillside swimming pool nearly ready.
Chingford 's new swimming pool at Larkswood is nearing completion and will be opened by Sir Kingsley Wood, Minister of Health, in a fortnights time.
The pool is being built on a site of seven acres of woodland. As it is situated on the side of a hill thousands of tons of earth had to be removed. Its position gives protection from the wind and has maxiumu amount of sun.
The area of the pool is 2700 square yards having a swimming length of 165 feet and a width of 60 feet.
It has a cafe, sunn terraces and administrative buildings.
Photo shows, the new swimming pool dominating the surrounding countryside. The view from the pool is one of the best around London, overlooking the Lee Valley to the hills of Hertfordshire.
14 July 1936

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