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This is Vinny's cafe, serving English & Egyptian breakfasts, sandwiches and coffee. SMQ Legal Services, a solicitors' firm, is also based at 47–49.[1]


A branch of the Coffee Republic chain operated here til it closed around 2015. In 2017, some of its fittings can still be seen including black and red tiles, and wallpaper featuring a larger than life black and white photo of models walking through a field.


1954 - 1976

Kelly's Directory 1954 to 1976 list 47 and 49 as F J Selwood & Son Corn Merchants
A photo from 1958 can be seen here.


Kellys Directory 1952 Nos 47 & 49 Pets & Gardens, budgerigar specialists (Mrs R Smith)

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  1. http://www.smqlegal.co.uk/