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1995: Photographed by Martin Stott

 ?Date - present

This is the Regina hair salon, specializing in Black & Afro-Caribbean hair.


Africare (Afro hair & beauty products) see photo below

1990s (& 2000s?)

This was Movies Video Rental. It has a sister store on Walton Street in North Oxford. It was unique for removing covers of VHS tapes and putting them in a flatter plastic case, allowing you to 'flip' through titles to choose your watching. This allowed for a very large selection in a small space. Listed in Thomsons Directory 1991 (and 2009 -but see photo below)


Thomsons Directory 1988 No 211 Tiptoes

1940s - 1970s

Kelly's Directory 1943 to 1976 No 211 Speedy Shoe Service. repairs (R E Skinner)

Before then?

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