Control Data Australia Memories compiled by Brian Membrey
1068 High Street, Armadale
There where a few lunches there, although it wasn't widely popular because of car parking difficulties with its location in the mile of the rather exclusive High Street shopping strip and its antique outlets.
My own personal recollection is one of some sadness.
For some reason, I nominated the Armadale for my departure lunch, but in the interim, Control Data called a communal lunch-
The hotel was first licensed in 1873 and was originally known as the Half-
The first licensee was an Alexander Smith, and the hotel seems to have also been known as the Highbury Hotel briefly before it assume its current name around 1880 under the stewardship of John Thomas.
The upper section off High Street was used as a live entertainment venue and during the 1980’s was a well-
I hadn't been past there for six or seven years, but in compiling the Lightbox slide show in mid-
The date of its demise is uncertain, but the hotel building has been demolished and in mid-
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