• 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...

    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.
    November 26, 2018
    The final photos where edited over the weekend. The final amendments have been made to the book and the file uploaded to the publishers. As soon as I receive my proof copy and check all is well, I will be making the book available from the publisher's store - hopefully by the weekend - yes I...
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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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