Walton Lodge Laundry, 374 Coldharbour Lane, SW9
The changing face of Brixton, 1910 - 2008
(Updated © urban75, 14th Feb 2008)
View showing the interior of the Walton Lodge 'Dyeing, Cleaning and Carpet Beating Works'.
Advertisement published in a Brixton Theatre programme for the Walton Lodge Laundry, 374 Coldharbour Lane, SW9.
Boasting an 'economical modern float iron service,' cleaning a blanket would cost you 9d (4p) while bloomers, knickers and pants were 2½d each (around 1p).
Photo, Oct 2003.
Photo, Feb 2008.
The laundry is still going strong seventy years later, doing business from the same distinctive premises.
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