Sade's (CLOSED), 172 North End

  • 172 North End, CR0 1UF

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. Still vacant as of October 2017, February 2018, June 2018, May 2019, and December 2019.

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".

London Road/North End ... West Croydon Station Roadrunners, 174 North End Sade's (CLOSED), 172 North End 071 (CLOSED), 170 North End Croydon Mobile Centre, 168 North End ...

OS X co-ord: 532143     OS Y co-ord: 166054     (Latitude: 51.378167 Longitude: -0.102671)
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