Plaque: Bert Ambrose
Erection date: 1/9/2005
Bert Ambrose, c.1896 - 1971, dance band leader, lived and played here, 1927 - 1940.
When the May Fair Hotel opened in 1927 Ambrose took a job as band leader that included a flat at the hotel which he retained even when he no longer worked there.
Site: Bert Ambrose & May Fair Hotel (2 memorials)
W1, Stratton Street, May Fair Hotel
The brown plaque is inside the hotel lobby. Don’t be put off by the doorman – he watched our bike for us while we popped in for the photo.