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Chatsworth Tyre Service

Chatsworth Tyre Service, 114 Chatsworth Road, Clapton, Borough of Hackney, London E5, 2011 • Evocative signage on a garage shuttered in 2010 after 50 years of trading. I seem to have got to Chatsworth Road just after all the long-standing businesses closed down – you can see some still open in a collection of marvellous old photos of Chatsworth Road by Colin O’Brien here. The garage is still there, but with fewer signs and the Dunlop roundel gone.

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