The Church hall

Stone LayingStone LayingThe Rt Revd Ernest Burgmann, Bishop, laid the foundation stone of the Church Hall in May 1957. The hall was designed by architects Hocking and Warren in June 1955. Left: Bishop Burgmann, Ted Buckle. Right: Clergy: Gordon Arthur, Ted Buckle and Bishop Burgmann; laymen: David Reid (front), Fred Pooler(?).

Stone LayingHall and cross late 1950s

Left: St Philip's CEBS (Church of England Boys' Society) provided a guard of honour.
Right: The hall in the late 1950s. Our thanks to Dave Pfister, who took this photo as a boy.