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T & W Farmiloe Ltd.

T & W Farmiloe Ltd., Cringle Street, Borough of Wandsworth, London SW8, 2011 & 2012 Immense-doored works-cum-warehouse once belonging to a 150-year-old glass, lead, paint and sanitary ware manufacturing company, dissolved 1988. There’s lots of info about the firm here and here. Apparently the premises later became a Securicor depot, though when I photographed it, it appeared to be squatted, with a coach outside picking up a bunch of luggage-toting eastern Europeans. It was next to Battersea Power Station, and has since been demolished as part of the redevelopment there. 

T & W Farmiloe Ltd.

T & W Farmiloe Ltd.

T & W Farmiloe Ltd.

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  1. The first photo is wonderful (well, they all are, of course) — that streetlamp just makes it, and then there’s the ghostly door in the wall behind it. The best one yet, I reckon, and that’s saying something after the Kent’s Chemist photo. What a contrast. I’m really enjoying this series.

    • Very kind, though I took this with my worst-ever camera – I need to go back and get an image with more detail before they knock it down. Nice to have a commenter who appreciates the grimmer frontages – the ornate shopfronts are genrally far more popular!

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