• ABouT The book

    The personal record of the author’s journey to record the restoration of this iconic and much-loved site.

    From October 2016 through to the re-opening this year some 200 photos were taken each month.

  • TIme line

    2016 November

    Initial scouting for photo competition


    2017 April

    End of Enabling Works

    2017 May

    Start of Construction Phase

    2018 August

    Official handback of site

    2018 September 1

    BBC Prom

    2018 September 3

    Book announcement

    2018 December 1

    Opening night

    2018 December 3

    Book launch

  • The Blog

    Thoughts, images, updates...

    December 15, 2018
    Originally, I had planned to make the first edition of the book available through Amazon as well as Blurb.   However, it appears the Amazon listing would only have been via their .COM site and in order to do that I would needed to standardise the price of the book to take into account their 15%...
    November 30, 2018
    A couple of days ahead of schedule - but I've checked my copies so have decided to make it available to order:   www.blurb.co.uk/b/9098042-restoration   According to the publishers you have until December 12 to place orders for delivery by Christmas
    November 26, 2018
    As part of a special show to celebrate the post-restoration re-opening of The East Wing of Alexandra Palace - I will be talking about my book at around 10:15.
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  • The author

    Keith Armstrong


    Business Intelligence



    History of Television

    Science Fiction


    Born: Sunderland

    Lives: Borehamwood

  • reach out

    If you have questions regarding the book, the author or the restoration

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