Control Data Australia Memories compiled by Brian Membrey
48 Queen's Road, Melbourne
I wondered about Le Chateau while wandering down Memory Lane, but originally didn't include it as it would have been well out of the price bracket for regular use.
Ron Bird, however, suggests that it was used occasionally (along with Bernardi's at St. Kilda Junction) at the executive level to celebrate significant sales wins, and that Graham Smith organised a couple of Engineering functions there, although Ron did add that it was usually the company that paid!
Still a little work to do, but the building was originally known as Fife House.
It was, however, more famous during the first half of the twentieth century as the home of the Brockhoff family, well-
The patriarch of the family, Adolph, migrated to Australia from Schwerin, Mecklenbourg, Germany in 1862 as an unaccompanied 22 year-
|The Third Friday|
|The Hot Pot Shop|
|Leo's Spag Bar|
|The Old Pepper|