Shops, late evening, Greenford Road

The shops, pubs and restaurants in this 1930’s parade stay open late into the evening to provide essentials for the community. I think they do fairly well because this area has quite a few bedsits housing a transient population with irregular hours and habits. Established households tend to rely on substantial shopping sessions at supermarkets. When it first opened it would have housed independent butchers, bakers and greengrocers. Traders now sell an assortment of goods and certainly do not keep the same hours as the shopkeepers of the 1930’s.

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