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April 2017, photo by Eleanor Greenhalgh

This is the page for 158 Cowley Road.

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Hotspot Chinese Restaurant


Elements bar & restaurant



 2009? - 2019?

This was The First Floor Restaurant & Bar. First appeared in Thomsons Directory 2009


The upstairs floors were used at least in part by Dreams beds at number [156]. A 1995 photo by Martin Stott shows the shopfront advertising 'two huge showroom floors above'.

'Sketchleys' dry cleaners. Listed in Thomsons Directory 1991 as Nos 156-160, later as No 156 to 2003. Listed in Kelly's Directory 1966 to 1975 as Nos 158 to 160
Kelly's Directory 1964 to 1976 Nos 156 and 158 Nu-Homes (Oxford) Ltd, house furnishers

1900s - 1950s

Kellys Directory 1952 to 1962 Nos 158 to 160 C Clayton chemists
Kelly's Directory 1899 and 1920 No 158 C Clayton chemists

Before then?

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