TQ2875 : Cedars Motor Engineering Co

taken 8 years ago, near to Clapham, Lambeth, Great Britain

Cedars Motor Engineering Co
Cedars Motor Engineering Co
This building on Cedars Road displays a fascinating palimpsest of painted signs. It appears to have originally been a livery stable or similar, with signs including "horses bought or sold", "horses and carriages jobbed for any period", "traveller contracts" and "Broughams supplied".

In a later motorised age, these were over-written with signs such as "cars for hire", "weddings - theatres - stations", "repairs" and the name "Cedars Motor Eng'ing Com".

As of 2010 there was a property agent's sign promoting the site as a "development opportunity" so it could soon be gone.
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TQ2875, 119 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Thursday, 4 February, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 4 February, 2010
Geographical Context
City, Town centre  Roads, Road transport  Business, Retail, Services 
Category
Motor engineers   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 2857 7574 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:27.9620N 0:9.0297W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 2855 7572
View Direction
Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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Vehicle Repairs  Ghost Sign  Stables (Former) 

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