Early Days


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Honeysuckle Location updated

Construction updated

Footage of Construction

Equipment Installation

The Apollo Road

Opening – 17 March 1967

The Honeysuckle opening

The scene on opening day – taken from the cherry-picker.

This photo is from the commemorative book presented to Department of Supply Deputy Secretary Lloyd Bott.

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Ginette Geasley is visible just inside the marquee. (PDF).

Updated scan by Colin Mackellar. With thanks to Michael Bott.
Much higher resolution available on request.)