Category Archives: Shops

Russell’s Outfitters, Denmark Hill

Painted in the 1920s and attributed to L.G., this painting is part of the Southwark Art Collection, GA 1091. It shows the Denmark Hill shop of Russell & Co, who were linen drapers. They opened their business in the late … Continue reading

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Alberto Petrozzi, barber, Camberwell Green

I have lived in the Loughborough junction area for over 42 years, and for 39 of those years I have had my hair cut at Albertos on Camberwell Green. In that time we have had many conversations and I learned … Continue reading

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A history of 200 Coldharbour Lane – now home to Harbour Cycles

On February 14th 2014, Harbour Cycles opened at 200 Coldharbour Lane, the latest in a long line of businesses occupying these premises for just over 150 years. In early 1860’s the railways arrived at what became known as Loughborough Junction.  … Continue reading

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David Greig – Grocers, a postscript

The rather wonderful David Greig sign at Loughborough Junction mentioned in the earlier David Greig – Grocers post has disappeared. https://loughborough-junction.org/2017/01/01/david-greig-grocers/ 1st mentioned by a poster on Urban75 Loughborough Junction chitter chatter on March 14 as having disappeared. Photo taken … Continue reading

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David Greig – Grocers

Around the middle of 2014, an old shop sign was revealed behind the facade of the long abandoned Futon shop. It was the rather spectacular wooden sign for a David Greig store. Photo: Nick Stevens, 2015 It was the home … Continue reading

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