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278 London Road

Shop that was occupied by John Baptiste Rompel when it was numbered 3 Central Market up to around 1925, when the London Road was renumbered. Rompel was listed in the 1930, but not the 1938 commercial directory.

In the 1971 phone directory it was occupied by In-A-Day Cleaners.
In 1989 it was T. Hennessey, butchers and in 2022 it is also occupied by a butchers, named S & Z.

Susan – Hairdressers, Monarch Parade

Hairdressers that was at 70 Monarch Parade, London Road, from 1950s to early 1980s.

Photo taken around 1980

Norwood News – Friday 27 March 1953
Image © Reach PLC. Image created courtesy of THE BRITISH LIBRARY BOARD.

Text of ad:


Mitcham’s Modern Hairdressing Salon

Madison Wireless type Perms from 17/6
Latest Method of Cold Wave from £1 1s.
Callian from £1 5s.

Open till 7 p.m. Fridays

‘Phone Mitcham 4280 for your next appointment

Qualified Staff in Attendance