Inside Co-op’s check office

Rows of women were employed by the Portsea Island Co-op to keep a tally of every customer's dividend which was paid twice yearly
Rows of women were employed by the Portsea Island Co-op to keep a tally of every customer's dividend which was paid twice yearly
Can anyone take a guess where this photograph was taken? I think it might be along Pembroke Road.

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Pauline Palmer was delighted to see this recent Remember When picture of the Portsea Island Co-op’s check office in its Fratton Road headquarters.

She says: ‘I started my first job at 15 years of age in there. Such memories. Sorting thousands of ‘checks’, then, if you were lucky, progressing to a machine girl to total them on a Plus adder ready for the dividend pay out.

‘What would today’s generation make of it?’