Wednesday, December 3, 2014

Thames (NZ): Then & Now - BNZ corner

The Bank of New Zealand has been on the corner of Pollen and Sealey Streets, Thames since 1926. Before this there were branches at Shortland and Grahamstown.

A 1920s Photograph by F G Radcliffe - Description Given:
Looking down Pollen Street, Thames showing on left: the Bank on New Zealand; A. Christie Land Agent; H Peters Printers; and other buildings; with car parked outside Bank (left); pedestrians on corner; cyclist (right of centre); horse- drawn vehicles parked outside Land agents' and Printers' shops; street light (extreme right)
Source: 'Sir George Grey Special Collections, Auckland Libraries, 35-R1118'
 The above building was built in 1926 and the new building below in 1987.
Source: Google Maps 2014
Further information:
At The Treasury - Pre 1930 Business Register and Bank of New Zealand Resources.
Archives Bank of New Zealand.

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