This is the page for 134b Cowley Road.
2011? - present
This is a Sainsbury's Local.
The upstairs is vacant office space which has been up for rent for several years. In early 2017 it was briefly occupied and opened as a squatted night shelter by the Iffley Open House group, a partnership between local homeless people and activists formed to provide shelter throughout the coldest months of the 2016-17 winter . The action was widely covered in the local media .
1990s and 2000s
Blockbuster Video. Listed as 2 - 5 Tyndale House, Cowley Road in Thomsons Directory 1998 and 2010
'Ritz' video hire. Thomsons Directory 1991 2-5 Tyndale House, Cowley Rd Ritz Video Hire
1968 - 1980s
Here were the offices of the Department of Health and Social Security
This was a Green Shield Stamp shop.
Kellys Directory 1952 to 1971 Cowley St John senior girls' school
1868 - 1963
A Congregational Church stood on the site of Tyndale House during this period. It was established as a mission from the Congregational Chapel in George Street, Oxford in 1868/9, changing its name to Tyndale Church in 1955. It was closed in 1962 and demolished in 1963.
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- 13th April 2017, Oxford Mail http://www.oxfordmail.co.uk/news/15222410.Squatters_served_court_summons/
- Cowley Road: A History by Annie Skinner p53