32 Eveline Road

Light industrial unit on north side of Eveline Road. Number 32 is shown as Engineering Works in this 1951 OS map. The building to the left is numbered 32A.

1951 OS map

Currently in 2018, 32A is used by Comedic Ltd, wholesale distributors of perfumes and cosmetics. The company’s registered address was changed in August 2012 to Unit B, 32a Eveline Road, Mitcham, Surrey CR4 3LE.

View of 32A. Photo taken June 2018

Note that the sign on the wall refers to ‘Central Police Station’.

Photo taken June 2018. “These premises are fully alarmed with a direct line to Central Police Station”

Previous uses of number 32, from planning applications:

1974 distribution of cassette tapes
1970 production of fibre glass display figures and mouldings
1966 production of models and window displays for retail shops
1963 printing and forming of maps
1955 manufacture of accounting machines, oil burners

In the 1963 Mitcham Borough List of Factories, the occupant of 32 was Alfred Wood & Sons (Mitcham), Ltd., engineers and tools. In the 1954 phone book, this company was listed as machinists at the Crown Engineering Works, Eveline Road.

Maps are reproduced with the permission of the National Library of Scotland.

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