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Pleckbond Ltd

Pleckbond Ltd, 119 Falcon Road, Battersea, Borough of Wandsworth, London SW11, 2002 • I was attracted by the odd name and contrasting windows. Unchanged by 2012; a publishing business, apparently.

Pleckbond Ltd

Pleckbond Ltd

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  1. I’m not the only one who spotted it then. The funeral director next door looks almost as fascinating.

  2. This is so funny. It’s actually the home of the New Communist Party, which used to have a print shop there publishing its paper, the New Worker — which if it appears at all now apart from online is probably commercially printed outside. They were of some significance back in the 1980s, but now the state of the shopfront says all you need to know. (given its location the buiding must be worth a bob or two, though).
    The name Pleckbond was just something invented by their financial adviser as an umbrella company.

  3. I worked there for several years. The printing press was in the basement and the paper store was behind the windows. First floor was the library, administration office/ journalists room and editors office. At the back was the lovely typesetter☺ and Darkroom. The features editor was there somewhere! Top floor was layout and a bedsit for workers who travelled in from afar. Actually they were great days.

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