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Phoenix at time of opening
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Phoenix at time of opening

In this picture taken in happier times for the Phoenix, painter Neil Isbister puts the final touches to the projection box windows.

It's remarkable how unchanged the building was, until earlier this year when everything was boarded up. It's a shame that it wasn't opened up for a last look before the demolition commenced.
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Picture added on 06 December 2004
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Kirkwall

Walls of Kirkwall Castle?Kirkwall basin before the Kirkwall Hotel was builtD Block former Papdale Halls of ResidenceEast side of Kirkwall from CathedralWest Kirkwall from CathedralPower Station and Peedie SeaComing into Kirkwall Harbour 1960St Magnus 1960 Kirkwall Pierhead 1960 with Cathedral SpireKirkwall Harbour 1960