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Raymond Revuebar (2015)

Raymond Revuebar, 11 Walker’s Court , City of Westminster, London W1, 2015 • We saw this in its fading 2002 incarnation yesterday; in 2008 its owner Paul Raymond died, and his granddaughters inherited his Soho estate. Various ventures moved in, and by the time I shot this in 2015, the Revuebar was looking pretty sorry for itself, albeit with the classic neon sign intact. The bottom photo is a sign for various performance-enhancing potions that was taped to its chipboard hoarding. There’s a history of the venue here.

Raymond Revuebar

Raymond Revuebar

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  1. The original signage was made by Dick Bracey apparently. His late son Chris may have been responsible for this one. He did a lot of Soho stuff from the 1970s and came up with the ‘Girls Girls Girls’ signs. Some of the originals are among the incredible Bracey family collection at God Own Junkyard – well worth a visit. Their connected company Electro Signs is still in business some 65 years on.

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