In 1971 the nightclub Le Cardinal was the hottest spot in town and was the talk of the town' for Bournemouth's trendsetters.

The Maison Royale complex consisted of the Maison Royale theatre restaurant that seated 700 people, Le Cardinal nightclub that could host 600 and originally had a U-shaped dance-floor, the Roof Top Hotel with its 52 rooms and The Outlook, Bournemouth's first smart disco restaurant.

See a gallery of pictures of other nightclubs from the past

Did you ever go there? Picture: Kitchenhams