Then and Now: Pope's Road street market, Brixton
Photographic comparisons of old and modern views of Lambeth
1950s An archive view of a bustling Pope's Road market. On the right is the old coal merchant's offices.
(pic: Lambeth Archives)
April 2003 Fifty years on and the scene is much the same, although the coal merchant's offices have been replaced by a long succession of cheap supermarkets and stores, none of which seem to stay in business for long.
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