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History of Leyton

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Grove Green Road shops

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308  Ernest Greatrix chemist c1906,
Mrs Mabel Parker draper c1922, Monica Hobson draper c1925,
Miss Johnson draper c1935,
Syd Gardner hairdresser c1937, Ben Shears hairdresser c1939, Ward & Stevens DIY c1960-c1976,
Kota & Son DIY c1984,
now residential

310  Percy Francis watch-maker c1925-c1935,
George Roberts butcher c1937,
Fred Davis butcher c1939,
Opposite Lock East Eleven motor part specialists c1960-c1984,
now residential

312  James Crawley wholesale grocer c1922
William Bexfield hardware store c1925
Walker & Walker wholesale grocer c1935
Mary Zilesnick house furbisher c1937-c1939
Ward & Stevens DIY c1950-c1984
Grove hair stylists 2012

more shops on Grove Green Road

Grove Green Road shops 3

Grove Green Road has shop premises on one side, between Ashville and Southwest Roads.  Alex Wilkinson has memories of, and has researched, the shops that used to be there.  The photographs were taken in October 2012.  Changes continue.