1900's 15 Tavistock Place, from 1989 Express 125 Year Anniversary Review
1900's 15 Tavistock Place, from 1989 Express 125 Year Anniversary Review
1906 Express Journey (Book) 1964 Tavistock Place when first occupied in 1906
1906 Express Journey (Book) 1964 Tavistock Place when first occupied in 1906
1906 Tavistock Place (Courtesy Gerald Croxford)
1906 Tavistock Place (Courtesy Gerald Croxford)
1907 Bloomsbury staff line up at Tavistock Place. (1960 Picture Set from Express News Christmas edition)
1907 Bloomsbury staff line up at Tavistock Place. (1960 Picture Set from Express News Christmas edition)
1909 Express Dairy Letter to the local Council in Highbury, North London, with interesting picture of Tavistock Place Chief Offices (26-30). (Courtesy Michael Aldread)
1909 Express Dairy Letter to the local Council in Highbury, North London, with interesting picture of Tavistock Place Chief Offices (26-30). (Courtesy Michael Aldread)
1910's? Tavistock Place (Courtesy Paul Smith)
1910's? Tavistock Place (Courtesy Paul Smith)
1931 Tavistock Place Letter Heading (Courtesy Michael Aldread)
1931 Tavistock Place Letter Heading (Courtesy Michael Aldread)
1948 Letter with Tavistock Place letter heading, relating to Braziers at Watford (Courtesy Michael Aldread)
1948 Letter with Tavistock Place letter heading, relating to Braziers at Watford (Courtesy Michael Aldread)
1954 Tavistock Place Head Office. (Express Salesman's Manual Fourth Edition)
1954 Tavistock Place Head Office. (Express Salesman's Manual Fourth Edition)
1950's Winston Churchill leaving Tavistock Place (Courtesy Brian Wastell)
1950's Winston Churchill leaving Tavistock Place (Courtesy Brian Wastell)
1955 Brochure around the time of South Morden opening
1955 Brochure around the time of South Morden opening
1955 Brochure
1955 Brochure
1956 General Stores staff dinner-dance at the Hendon Way Hotel.  (Express News July)
1956 General Stores staff dinner-dance at the Hendon Way Hotel. (Express News July)
1956 Rene, Doreen, Sheila and Pat Martin, all sisters, work at Tavistock Place. Doreen is to be married later that year.  (Express News July)
1956 Rene, Doreen, Sheila and Pat Martin, all sisters, work at Tavistock Place. Doreen is to be married later that year. (Express News July)
1956 Chief Office staff John Ramsay and Ethel Bagge receive long service awards at St Pancras Town Hall. (Express News September)
1956 Chief Office staff John Ramsay and Ethel Bagge receive long service awards at St Pancras Town Hall. (Express News September)
1956 W.G. Johnson retired from heading the Printing Department at Tavistock Place. He previously managed Walker-Gordon Laboratories. (Express News September)
1956 W.G. Johnson retired from heading the Printing Department at Tavistock Place. He previously managed Walker-Gordon Laboratories. (Express News September)
1957 Miss G.A. Frost, Miss V. Swann and Miss E.J. Boatman organise a Christmas party for children at the Mary Ward school. Mary Ward House is at 7 Tavistock Place. (Express News March)
1957 Miss G.A. Frost, Miss V. Swann and Miss E.J. Boatman organise a Christmas party for children at the Mary Ward school. Mary Ward House is at 7 Tavistock Place. (Express News March)
"Head Office of the Express Dairy Company" (Courtesy Michael Aldread)
"Head Office of the Express Dairy Company" (Courtesy Michael Aldread)
1958 Letter from CS Kirby, with Tavistock Place letter heading, relating to Braziers at Watford (Courtesy Michael Aldread)
1958 Letter from CS Kirby, with Tavistock Place letter heading, relating to Braziers at Watford (Courtesy Michael Aldread)
1958 Chief Office Dance. (Express News December)
1958 Chief Office Dance. (Express News December)
1958 Chief Office Dance. (Express News December)
1958 Chief Office Dance. (Express News December)
1959 Chief Office Dance (Express News December)
1959 Chief Office Dance (Express News December)
1959 Chief Office Dance (Express News December)
1959 Chief Office Dance (Express News December)
1959 Long Service staff on the roof of Tavistock Place. (Express News October)
1959 Long Service staff on the roof of Tavistock Place. (Express News October)
1960 The Chief Office Dance was a glamorous affair. (Express News Christmas)
1960 The Chief Office Dance was a glamorous affair. (Express News Christmas)
1960 The Chief Office Dance was a glamorous affair. (Express News Christmas)
1960 The Chief Office Dance was a glamorous affair. (Express News Christmas)
1960 The Chief Office Dance was a glamorous affair. (Express News Christmas)
1960 The Chief Office Dance was a glamorous affair. (Express News Christmas)
1965 Registrar's department looks after the interests of 28,000 shareholders. (Express News Summer/Autumn)
1965 Registrar's department looks after the interests of 28,000 shareholders. (Express News Summer/Autumn)
1965 Registrar's department looks after the interests of 28,000 shareholders. (Express News Summer/Autumn)
1965 Registrar's department looks after the interests of 28,000 shareholders. (Express News Summer/Autumn)
1965 Registrar's department looks after the interests of 28,000 shareholders. (Express News Summer/Autumn)
1965 Registrar's department looks after the interests of 28,000 shareholders. (Express News Summer/Autumn)
1965 Farewell party at Chief Office. (April Express News)
1965 Farewell party at Chief Office. (April Express News)
1966 Chief Office, Tavistock Square-Mr LB Russell (Deputy Company Secretary) with Miss Peggy Gray and Janice Higgins taking notes. RH picture: Miss Ella Parkinson (Telephone Supervisor) with Mrs Kath Pullen, Moira Devaney and Pat Harper.
1966 Chief Office, Tavistock Square-Mr LB Russell (Deputy Company Secretary) with Miss Peggy Gray and Janice Higgins taking notes. RH picture: Miss Ella Parkinson (Telephone Supervisor) with Mrs Kath Pullen, Moira Devaney and Pat Harper.
1966 Chief Office, Tavistock Square-Mr LB Russell (Deputy Company Secretary) with Miss Peggy Gray and Janice Higgins taking notes.
1966 Chief Office, Tavistock Square-Mr LB Russell (Deputy Company Secretary) with Miss Peggy Gray and Janice Higgins taking notes.
1966 Chief Office, Tavistock Square: Miss Ella Parkinson (Telephone Supervisor) with Mrs Kath Pullen, Moira Devaney and Pat Harper.
1966 Chief Office, Tavistock Square: Miss Ella Parkinson (Telephone Supervisor) with Mrs Kath Pullen, Moira Devaney and Pat Harper.
1966 Chief Office, Tavistock Square: Customer relations officer MR CT Adams, Julie Prokop below.
1966 Chief Office, Tavistock Square: Customer relations officer MR CT Adams, Julie Prokop below.
1966 Chief Office, Tavistock Square: Post Room - supervisor Miss Joan Hulks at the back, with Mrs mary Sola, Mrs Ann McAuliffe and Mrs Clarice Pedder. Junior Shirley Francis in the mail sack with Mr Bill Cheshire.
1966 Chief Office, Tavistock Square: Post Room - supervisor Miss Joan Hulks at the back, with Mrs mary Sola, Mrs Ann McAuliffe and Mrs Clarice Pedder. Junior Shirley Francis in the mail sack with Mr Bill Cheshire.
1966 Chief Office, Tavistock Square: Beatles fan Pat Davies.
1966 Chief Office, Tavistock Square: Beatles fan Pat Davies.
1967 Mrs E.P. Cook (Kenley), Miss M. Linford (Chief Office), Mrs M.E. Bennett (Tavistock Services) and Miss M. Purkiss (Chief Office) attend Long Service Dinner at the Berners Hotel. Hilary Mccluskey comments "My goodness, there’s a blast from the past! Mrs Cook was the lovely Chief Clerk at Kenley Depot. One of her clerks had hearing problems, and Mrs Cook was extremely patient and always made her part of the office team. Miss Lindford was the Area Supervisor when we sold our business (Bowyers Dairy) to Express. She arrived on Day one of the takeover and her main concern was to get our Office Staff to wear Express Dairy overalls! I can confirm that that I NEVER did! Miss Purkiss succeeded Miss Lindford as Area Supervisor and was a breath of fresh air. I am certain that we were not easy to deal with having come from a Family Business. Chris Austen adds "You will also remember that Miss Purkiss was my Area Clerical Supervisor!" (Express News Summer)
1967 Mrs E.P. Cook (Kenley), Miss M. Linford (Chief Office), Mrs M.E. Bennett (Tavistock Services) and Miss M. Purkiss (Chief Office) attend Long Service Dinner at the Berners Hotel. Hilary Mccluskey comments "My goodness, there’s a blast from the past! Mrs Cook was the lovely Chief Clerk at Kenley Depot. One of her clerks had hearing problems, and Mrs Cook was extremely patient and always made her part of the office team. Miss Lindford was the Area Supervisor when we sold our business (Bowyers Dairy) to Express. She arrived on Day one of the takeover and her main concern was to get our Office Staff to wear Express Dairy overalls! I can confirm that that I NEVER did! Miss Purkiss succeeded Miss Lindford as Area Supervisor and was a breath of fresh air. I am certain that we were not easy to deal with having come from a Family Business. Chris Austen adds "You will also remember that Miss Purkiss was my Area Clerical Supervisor!" (Express News Summer)
1968 Feature promoting the importance of women in Express - Miss Vera Penfield from the Chief Office Accounts Dept. (Express News Spring)
1968 Feature promoting the importance of women in Express - Miss Vera Penfield from the Chief Office Accounts Dept. (Express News Spring)
1969 Long Service awards for Miss D.M. Over (Hornby and Clarke) and Miss E. Clayton (Tavistock Place). (Express News Summer)
1969 Long Service awards for Miss D.M. Over (Hornby and Clarke) and Miss E. Clayton (Tavistock Place). (Express News Summer)
1970 Ex IMS and Cricklewood George Nelson retires from his post at Tavistock Place. (Express News Spring)
1970 Ex IMS and Cricklewood George Nelson retires from his post at Tavistock Place. (Express News Spring)
1970 Tavistock Place retirement of Melina Cove (Public Relations department)  (Express News Spring)
1970 Tavistock Place retirement of Melina Cove (Public Relations department) (Express News Spring)
2023-August-15 Tavistock Place, previously the Express Dairy Head Office and now the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and also home to Seacole Social Cafe.
2023-August-15 Tavistock Place, previously the Express Dairy Head Office and now the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and also home to Seacole Social Cafe.
2023-August-15 Tavistock Place, previously the Express Dairy Head Office and now the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and also home to Seacole Social Cafe.
2023-August-15 Tavistock Place, previously the Express Dairy Head Office and now the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and also home to Seacole Social Cafe.
2023-August-15 Tavistock Place, previously the Express Dairy Head Office and now the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and also home to Seacole Social Cafe.
2023-August-15 Tavistock Place, previously the Express Dairy Head Office and now the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and also home to Seacole Social Cafe.
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