Lambretta Hire Service Ltd. was at 32 Monarch Parade, London Road. Possibly mid 1950s to 1960s. A 1960 ad, see below, said there was a branch at 221/227 and 233 The Broadway, Wimbledon.
From the Norwood News, 15th June 1956. Image © Reach PLC. Image created courtesy of THE BRITISH LIBRARY BOARD
Text of ad:
LAMBRETTA HIRE SERVICE LTD.
32 Monarch Parade, Mitcham
100% Lambretta Sales Service Repair and Accessories. The Largest Display of Lambrettas and Accessories in London. Choice of 16 colour schemes. Sidecars and Delivery Sidecars.
Demonstration models always available.
SELF RIDE HIRE SCOOTERS
From 18/6 per day fully covered by Insurance.
Norwood News – Friday 27 May 1960
Image © Reach PLC. Image created courtesy of THE BRITISH LIBRARY BOARD.
Text of ad:
GUARANTEED USED SCOOTER DEALER
VERY WIDE RANGE — MANY OF EVERY MODEL
1959 LI 150 c.c. £135
1959 TV 175 c.c. Mk. II £165
1959 LDB 150 c.c. from £110
1958 LDB 150 c.c. from £90
1956 LDB 150 c.c. from £75
1955 LD 150 c.c. from £70
1954 LD 125 c.c. from £50
Most of the above have various extras. Choice of colours. ALL SERVICED BEFORE SALE
New and Used Machines 20% deposit – balance up to 24 months. Part Exchanges – any make or model. Immediate Insurance.
SELF-RIDE HIRE (Wimbledon branch)
1960 LI 150 c.c. Lambrettas from 18/- per day. (All enquiries receive Immediate attention.)
221/227 & 233 THE BROADWAY, WIMBLEDON, S.W.19. CHE. 3241/2/3. And 32 MONARCH PARADE. MITCHAM. MIT. 5141/2.
Showroom and Stores Open 8.30-6 p.m. Daily.
Stores open until 7 p.m. Mon., Wed., Fri.
The 1971 phone book showed this address as occupied by Parade Motors (Mitcham) Ltd.