Where Is This? No. 51, The Guildford Dragon News
“This week’s mystery vintage photo shows a thatched building that was once a tea room. It was on the outskirts of Guildford, but do you know where? Not really a clue, but a son of the owners is a founder member of, and still plays bass guitar in, the rock band the Stranglers.”
Where Is This? No. 52, The Guildford Dragon News
“A son of the Burnel’s, Jean-Jacques, is better known as the bass guitarist in the band the Stranglers. They were one of the new wave / punk bands of the late 1970s and first made it into the charts with their song Peaches, in the summer of 1977.”
The hotel used by The Stranglers in 1981 prior to the infamous Nice concert which had been relocated from Cannes.
Olympic Studios in Barnes was used for the mixing of the The Stranglers first two albums, Rattus Norvegicus and No More Heroes.
From 1975 to 1978, the period of their first three albums – Rattus Norvegicus, No More Heroes and Black & White, the Stranglers were managed by Albion Management, located at 12 Putney Bridge Road, London SW18.