Head Office
 
 
Broad Street
 
Broad Street Head Office - Northeast Stairs: Ground Floor
 
Ascent of the staircase at the northeast corner of the building provided access to the Accounts Department (referred to by the sign as the 'Accountancy Department'), while descent led to the Stationery Department and the Safe Deposit. The building's telephone exchange was on the left.
The door (numbered 29) between the exchange and the stairs was to a room marked on the building's original plans as 'Controller 2'. On the same plans, the room to the right of the stairs was labelled 'Inspectors' but was used in later years for the Clearing Department.
 
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