Tag Archives: 1989

Mitcham (Electrical) Spares

Electrical spares shop that dealt with part for vacuum cleaners, and washing machines etc., at 169 London Road, between the library and Downe Road.

Clip of photo on Merton Memories from around 1987. Photo reference Mitcham_7_1-94, copyright London Borough of Merton

1989 receipt for vacuum cleaner bought from Mitcham (Electrical) Spares


Shop selling lingerie etc., was at 229 London Road, probably from 1954 as shown in the name of the company in this ad from that year:

1954 ad

The shop was there for at least 35 years, as it was listed in the 1989 list of shops and is shown in this clip from 1987:

c1987 – clip from Merton memories photo Mit_​8_​1-32 copyright London Borough of Merton

The Kentucky Fried Chicken shop next door at number 231 was later extended to include number 229.