Tag Archives: 1937

Hall’s Butchers

Butcher’s shop that was at 10 Upper Green East, Mitcham

1937 ad

Text of ad:

BUY LOCALLY AND GET THAT PERSONAL SERVICE

You want Satisfaction Guaranteed,
then come to —

HALL’S
BUTCHERS

of Repute . . . beyond Dispute
10 Upper Green East, Mitcham
Makers of Delicious Pork and Beef Sausages
made from an old Farmhouse Recipe.
The very latest Electric Sausage Machinery, and
Super-Refrigeration.
HALL MARK OF QUALITY
ENGLISH, COLONIAL AND
BEST CHILLED MEAT ONLY
TELEPHONE’: MIT. 3197
Deliveries daily throughout the district. Personal attention
A Trial will convince you.

In 2020, no. 10 Upper Green East is a meat manufacturer and delicatessen called Jovan Foods Ltd.

Elmhurst Cafe

The Elmurst Cafe was at 155 Streatham Road, on the north corner of Elmhurst Avenue.

1950 OS map

ad from 1937

Text of the ad:

Telephone : MITcham 3545

The Elmhurst Cafe

E. POTTER, Proprietress

Parties and Clubs
catered for at
moderate terms

155 Streatham Road, Mitcham

Booking agent for coastal coaches

Not mentioned in the 1930 commercial directory, nor the 1954 phone book.

In 2019, the premises are occupied by a fish and chip shop.

Comments from the Mitcham History Group on Facebook:

I remember going to the “Elmhurst” one evening with an older friend, about 1956. It was full of local teenagers, playing the juke box and taking up a collection for the owners birthday present. I was about 13 and it cost me my last 6d.

Mac’s Cafe back in the 1970s