Hilda gets a telegram calling her on board her cruise ship cleaning job on 8th May. She is excited despite warnings from the residents about seasickness and snakes. Ken puts the residents' complaints to the warehouse's director, Lionel Portious and company boss, Sir Julius Berlin. He doesn't accept their excuse that work is being done on the loading bay at the other side of the warehouse, and insists that something is done about the lorries as the residents haven't been able to park in their own street. Portious looks into Ken's suggestion of redeploying the company's labour force from their branch in a non-residential estate in the Midlands, which is also having alterations made. Sir Julius is interested in him. Hilda asks Gertie to spy on Stan in her absence. The residents laud Ken for getting something done about the lorries but Janet isn't as impressed. Eric Turner isn't keen on his son and Gertie's nephew Gary Turner being a chef. Gary plans to take a course in catering ...