I recognise the company name but not the location. Fortunately these wise folk know:
There are a few other photos out there in web land, including one where Wayne's put themselves in SE20 (darkest Penge) which seems understandable.
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- 27 May 2012 12:05
- Forum: Town Museum & Gallery
- Topic: Cobbs Department Store
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I used to live In Sydenham in the 50s & 60s and well remember Cobbs dept store, especially that wacky "vacuum tube" system for money/receipts. Just been speaking to my mother about the place and she recalls it being "well out of date" in the 60s. She also mentioned that my grandmother (who lived in ...
Good grief... I remember these shops from the late 50s and through the 60s, although I have not been down Newlands Park since the mid-70s. I certainly remember the sweet shop, in the style of just about every sweet shop of the era and in many, many areas. Photos no, far too expensive in those days t...