Completists' Guide to Croydon - Differences between Version 35 and Version 34 of Sade's (CLOSED), 172 North End

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Business premises a couple of doors down from West Croydon Station.

It was previously a hair supplies shop called Sade's photo, but this closed some time in 2013 or early 2014. As of August 2014 it had been permanently shuttered for several months. As of October 2014, the shutters have come up, though it still looks abandoned inside.

As of July 2015 it remains vacant, though it seems to have been used for site access for building works of some kind on this block. Still vacant as of December 2015. Still vacant as of early January 2016, and the shutter has returned.|

According to Ward's and Kent's street directories, in the 1930s and 1950s the premises were occupied by John Bright outfitters. The London Tramways website has a photo of the shopfront around this time.

According to a photo on Flickr, as of 1989 the premises were occupied by an Oxfam charity shop. According to another photo on Flickr, Sade's was there by November 2007.

As of August 2011 the frontage advertised "wigs, hair extensions, fashion accessories, clippers & hair dryers".

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