Shop in Chrisp Street
Shop in Chrisp Street
Record No
98442
Title
Shop in Chrisp Street
Description
The former premises of the True Form shoe shop at 69 Chrisp Street, Poplar, run by J Sears & Co. The display windows and entrance have been boarded up with timber planks, and the door padlocked. Only the glass shop fascia and the decorative mosaic tiles on the floor of the 'in-go' are visible. Printed signs on the hoarding advertise 'drastic reductions', 'prices slashed' and 'big bargains' on ladies' and children's shoes. A sign also tells customers that the shop has moved to 3 Market Way, the newly built Chrisp Street Market shopping precinct just along the road. Next door to the right is a demolition site, with nineteenth-century terraced housing in Southill Street visible in the distance. A BRW (British Relay Wireless) wagon can be seen to the right of the shop behind wire fencing. Signs promote the company's 'built-in' relay radio and television service and invite potential customers to call for a demonstration 'without obligation' at 64 Bow Road, E3. None of these buildings exist today; the site has been redeveloped and is now occupied by a Co-Op supermarket.
Date of execution
1952
Section
London Metropolitan Archives
Collection
LCC Photograph Library
Notes
- Updated 2010 10 28
Medium
photograph
Catalogue No
SC_PHL_01_289_F7780
London picture map location
Exact
Subjects
Buy this image

You can obtain a high-quality print of this image to hang on you wall at home using the form below. The frame you see in the photographs is for illustrative purposes. We only sell the print or poster. You can also purchase a digital file and a usage licence from a wide range of options including editorial and academic uses and product sales.

We aim to process all orders within 5 working days.

Once you have selected your options, the total price will be displayed at the bottom of the page. This includes the cost of the print or digital file, and the cost of the usage licence you have selected (where applicable).

If your usage is not listed, please contact us.

Please note that all licences obtained from the London Picture Archive are subject to our Image Usage Licence Terms and Conditions. Please read the terms and conditions before proceeding with your purchase.

Required information
Media options

Please select your required print size or digital file format. If you require a larger print or file size please contact us.