I have always been intrigued by this shop which has remained empty for years, in fact I have no idea what sort of business “Gilbert” was. I love the stylish pared down lettering which fits in so well with the rest of this small parade of shops, dating from the 1930’s. This is something that I feel should be preserved though the fact that the other shops are also out of use does not bode well. It wouldn’t surprise me if it is in line for demolition and redevelopment.
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