Plaque

King and Queen visit May Fair Hotel

Bert Ambrose & May Fair Hotel
King and Queen visit May Fair Hotel
Inscription

On March 22nd 1927 their Majesties the King and Queen visited the May Fair Hotel and were graciously pleased to make a tour of inspection.  This tablet commemorates the signal honour paid to this British enterprise.

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.

This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
King and Queen visit May Fair Hotel

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King George V

Reigned: 1910 - 1936.  Born third in line to the throne, after his father (wh...

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Queen Mary (consort)

Wife of George V, grandmother of Queen Elizabeth II. Born Princess Victoria M...

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King and Queen visit May Fair Hotel

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May Fair Hotel

A luxury hotel, built on the site of the grounds of Devonshire House. opened ...

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King and Queen visit May Fair Hotel

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Bert Ambrose

Bert Ambrose

When the May Fair Hotel opened in 1927 Ambrose took a job as band leader that...

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