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Luke, photographed at the Turning Point recovery festival in 2019, chose this building as the most healing place on Cowley Rd.
An anonymous contributor also chose Refresh cafe as their most healing place on Cowley road at the Turning Point recovery festival in 2019
1995: Photographed by Martin Stott

2013 - present

This is the Refresh Cafe but now known as Vintage Refresh (2019). It is a social enterprise run by the charity Turning Point, and is staffed by volunteers who are recovering from addictions [1]. It first opened in 2013, funded by a grant from the Oxfordshire Drug and Alcohol Action Team [2].

1988 - 2006

SS20 skate shop. In Thomsons Directory 1992 and 2006. Then moved to No 176

1950s - 1980s

Kelly's Directory 1954 to 1976 No 131 Stephen H Biggs, ladies and gents hairdressers (also in Thomsons 1984)

1920s - 1950s

Kelly's Directory 1920 and 1952 No 131 Frank Whitford & Sons, ladies and gents hairdressers

Before then?

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