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Early part of the demolishion of what was the old school hostel,oic engineering offices, gpo/bt offices to make way for the 2 new houses.
Picture added on 13 October 2007
Council engineering offices were where other houses built not in this part.
Added by Graham Wylie on 14 October 2007
Minor spelling note on this and picture 5273 - it's spelled 'demolition'...:-(

Primary school spelling champion Mike
Added by Mike Dunster on 15 October 2007
The building being demolished was the old Telephone Engineering Centre, the houses on the right are on the site of the old Licensing Office. The old Post Office hostel is now the Scottish Youth Hostel Association.
Added by WG Leonard on 15 October 2007
Ah happy days!!!!!!
Added by William Watters on 16 October 2007
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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