This #ThrowbackThursday, we’re showcasing the legendary Sea Point hotel, the Winchester Mansions – the photo above taken in the 1970s. Originally built in 1922, Winchester Mansions shared space with a row of residential establishments that faced the sea directly, mostly in the architectural splendour of the Victorian style. When the block of apartments was purchased…

This #ThrowbackThursday, we’re showcasing the Queen’s Beach Train Station. In the early 20th century, the area now known for the Marine Research Centre in Sea Point had a very different purpose. Around 1910, this location was home to the Queen’s Beach train station, a bustling hub where trams began their scenic journey to Camps Bay….

This #ThrowbackThursday, we’re showcasing the Sea Point Promenade in the mid 1950s. Stretching along the Atlantic Seaboard in Cape Town, the Sea Point Promenade is one of the city’s most beloved landmarks. This scenic walkway runs from the Mouille Point lighthouse to the end of Sea Point, offering breathtaking views of the ocean, Robben Island,…

This #ThrowbackThursday, we’re taking a nostalgic journey back to the days of the Adelphi Kinema on Main Road in Sea Point. Opened in 1930, this iconic building wasn’t just a cinema—it was a vibrant community hub featuring a restaurant, tearoom, and children’s nursery. Families and friends gathered here, creating countless memories in its warm, welcoming…...

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