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Toc H Building

This building was on Great Western Road. It was part of the WWII Toc H complex, then it was the canteen of the first Community Centre, after which it was an OIC workshop.

[It was where the Police Station car park is these days- note the 'N' of 'FIRE STATION' on the left of the picture. - Steven]
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Picture added on 05 August 2007
Think this was used a Community Centre canteen run by Jock Sutherland assisted by Ally Kirkpatrick's mother and other ladies I can't remember, before they moved to former Post Office in St Magnus Lane early 60's when new PO opened in Junction Road
Added by W Mackay on 26 January 2008
This was indeed the Community Centre canteen. My father, Eric Windwick, was the first caretaker.
Added by Sandy on 28 January 2008
I remember going into this community centre in Great Western Road with my father, Jimmy Laughton, who was a bus driver in the 1950's. It was a great hang-out for the bus drivers who had to spend some hours in Kirkwall, waiting for their return trips. They played darts and were served hot drinks and eatables, and I remember a big hot stove at which they could warm themselves before heading back out into the cold weather. It had a very welcoming atmosphere.
Added by Norma Campbell on 29 January 2008
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