TQ2873 : Robert's of Balham

near to Upper Tooting, Wandsworth, Great Britain

Robert's of Balham
Robert's of Balham
Twenty-first century travellers through Balham station will often have noticed the 1950s lettering proclaiming "Roberts for Ekcovision" which still survives on the top of a row of shops, although the electrical goods shop which was advertised by it has now gone. This image shows the shop as it was: the precise date of the image is not known but it is thought to have been taken around 1985.
Many thanks to Alison Sinclair, whose photograph this is and whose family used to own the shop.
Creative Commons Licence [Some Rights Reserved]   © Copyright Alison Sinclair and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence.
year taken
1985
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Photographer
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Christopher Hilton   (find more nearby)
Image classification?
Supplemental image
Date Taken
1985   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 15 October, 2012
Geographical Context
Business, Retail, Services  City, Town centre 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 2866 7322 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:26.6020N 0:9.0070W
Photographer Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 2864 7321
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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Shops  Shops with Flats Above  Electrical Retailer  Electrical Shop  Advertising Sign 

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