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City Motors

City Motors, 7 Wadsworth Road, Perivale, Borough of Ealing, London UB6, 2006 • Classical portal for car wreck specialist. The door is still there, but the sign has gone, and what was a greasy spoon next door is now a shisha bar.

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V&P Fox Master Locksmiths

V&P Fox Master Locksmiths, 91a St Martin’s Lane, City of Westminster, London WC2, 2015 • Tiny trad locksmith (est 1969) in big grand entrance.

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As if in a Doll's House (One Photo Focus: October)

It’s coming close to the first Friday of the month which means it’s time for another wonderful One Photo Focus from Stacy Fischer of Visual Venturing… 193 more words


D.C. Auto Electrics

D.C. Auto Electrics, 429 Hornsey Road, Borough of Islington, London N19, 2010 • Grand pillars, graphic colour scheme, and a well-signposted post box. Still there, too.

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Guardian Assurance Building

Guardian Assurance Building, 21-23 Clare Street, Bristol BS1, 2015 • Not sure what lies behind this impressive marble and steel portal now, but it’s not insurance firm  21 more words

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Bureau de Change (Earl's Court)

Bureau de Change, Praed Street, Earl’s Court, City of Westminster, London W2, 2010 • Tiny grand building with romantic decay and incongruous metal cladding, now boringly spruced up.

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