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Dear searcher for A. Levy Tailoring at the Elephant & Castle

It had a big ship front on a cornor 16- 18 Walworth Rd . it was established in 1873 by A Levy when he died he left the bussiness to Dave Lyons the manager. I am 83 and my father new Dave Lyons and had his suites made there.We lived near Camberwell, I can email a photo of a suite hanger that I have with the name on it, with a few more details.
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Post reply -->London Elephant and Castle Graham Edgar 21 Aug
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Hi
I have an hanger also...it`s very special, i had a few suites made there in 64/65 really nice.

Do you have any photos of the main shop front?
Thanks
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Elephant and Castle The Blue Rooms  

Anyone remember The Blue Rooms Cafe in the Walworth Road During the 1960's?
Good for dancing downstairs, also great table football

Also The Rodney Cafe in Rodney Road. Used by Rockers mainly



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Elephant and Castle The Blue Rooms  

Blue Rooms in Walworth Road, few doors up from the original Baldwins Sarsparella shop, was run by Bill, a Cypriot. Very steep stairs opened out to a small dark basement, with the counter directly at the foot of the stairs. It was a well known hangout for Mods in the early 1960's. Always open late into the night and early mornings. Bill also ran the Rodney Cafe (not sure of the dates but around mid sixties). Earlier was a Rockers meeting place, where Ritchie Almond (spelling?), known as The Bear, would lean flat over the petrol tank as held the bars (clip ons?) he drove away!

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Elephant and Castle THE BLUE ROOMS  

I used to go there in 1965. It has a great juke box and a pinball you could shake and never tilt! There were a lot of petty criminals there involved in all sorts of crimes. People would disappear and reappear with amazing regularity as they served out their time. There was some drug dealing there but only things like purple hearts. I believe it got raided by police and they closed it down. Probably for the best.

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Elephant and Castle THE BLUE ROOMS  

I used to go there in 1965. It has a great juke box and a pinball you could shake and never tilt! There were a lot of petty criminals there involved in all sorts of crimes. People would disappear and reappear with amazing regularity as they served out their time. There was some drug dealing there but only things like purple hearts. I believe it got raided by police and they closed it down. Probably for the best.

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Elephant and Castle Elephant & Castle Levy  

Can anybody remember Leve's the tailors at the E&C.

I always had my suits made there, absolutely first class.

What happened to the as the last time I visited E&C they were no longer there?

Whe a youngster lived in Councillor St and grandparents lived in Royal Terrace off Hillingdon St.

Now all changed!!

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Elephant and Castle charlie chaplin pub  

can anybody remember the name of a west indian singer who used to sing in the chaplin reguarly in the 1970s, he was there for a long time

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Elephant and Castle Walking my Walworth  

Hi there.
I have recently come across a book called Walking my Walworth, it's about a young girl living in Walworth during the sixties, it gives a real insight into the area etc for anyone that might be interested.


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Elephant and Castle Charity Clothes Sale  

Emmaus is a Homeless Charity based at 9a Knights Hill
West Norwood. Are holding aCharity Clothes Sale on Saturday 15th November 9.30 - Noon. New coats, Jeans, hat and glove sets. Limited stock of designer clothes such as Warehouse/ John Rocha / Next New Hand bags/ Ornaments and much more. All Items are new most are still in their original packaging with their original price lables.All the proceeds from this sale go towards supporting the work we do with the homeless.

Free addmission and refreshments available.

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Elephant and Castle The Hollies childrens home reunion  

There is a reunion for people that were in the Hollies Childrens home Sidcup,its on Sept 13th for further info contact Martin  Mail-me 

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Elephant and Castle TV Pilot seeks Amateur cooks  

I am making a TV pilot and am looking for anyone who is talented in the kitchen.

I am looking for any keen cooks who would be willing to cook for a food critic on television. The most outstanding cooks will win an award. We are looking for amateur cooks rather than professionals to take part.

If you are interested or may know anyone who may be interested (at this stage this is for a pilot show). Please email me on  Mail-me .

Many thanks for your time and help.

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Elephant and Castle What is Elephant and Castle really like?  

Im a young professional looking about living in Elephant and Castle. Ive seen a flat on Falmouth Road, its a private flat but there are predominantly council flats in the block.
Ive been told to stay away from Elephant and Castle but can it really be that bad?
If anyone has any knowledge or comments they would be greatly appreciated.
Thank you for your time.
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Elephant and Castle The Hollies Childrens Home Sidcup  

I was brought up in south london untill I was 9 then due to my family splitting up I was sent to the Hollies childrens home in Sidcup run by the Southwark council was you or anyone you know in the Hollies,,We hold reunions every year so get in touch  Mail-me 

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Elephant and Castle domestic cleaner  

I am female experianced domestic cleaner,I can clean your house,ironing.I have checkable references from UK
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Elephant and Castle DANCE CLASSES NEAR OLD KENT ROAD  

hi!
I've just moved to old kent road and am looking for some ballet, contemporary, street dance, or yoga classes near by???
If anyone knows of any if you could email me on annadowns3@ hotmail . com that would be great!!

Thanks,

Anna

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Elephant and Castle Catholic Church  

Is there one on the Aylesbury / Heygates
Anyone know if it is a friendly one?

Cheers

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Elephant and Castle  

Where is the pub called The Nags Head? Is it in the Elephant?  Mail-me 

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Elephant and Castle  

There's a Nag's Head in Peckham, about 300 yards or so from Peckham Rye station. Not sure if that is the one you were thinking of.

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Elephant and Castle  

There's also a pub called the Nags Head in Camberwell Road.

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Elephant and Castle Pet Friendly Flats/Houses  

I am looking to let a flat with my husband that allows pets, as we are looking to get a puppy. Does anyone know of any agencies that have "pet friendly" properties? Thanks.


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Elephant and Castle The Henshaw Arms  

Is the Henshaw Arms pub still there.
It was in Henshaw street, down the road from the elephant and castle.

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Elephant and Castle No  

No its been demolished and replaced with a small block of flats

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Elephant and Castle Henshaw Arms Elephant & Castle London  

Not sure if the Henshaw Arms is still there at the Elephant and Castle, however my great Aunt Maud Lersh was the wartime landlady who kept it open through the war WW2 for the locals and the firemen and medical staff during the heavy bombing of the area.
She was one of the few female licenced landladies of the time and is remembered fondly for her character and determination If anyone has more info let us know

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Who owned the Elephant and Castle? Was this the one that got hit 3 times during the war?
Does anyone have a picture?

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Elephant and Castle Doctor  

Does anyone know a good doctor around SE1? Thanks

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Elephant and Castle good docters  

falmouth road doc are good

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Elephant and Castle  

dear Sir

I live in Marlborough Close/near elephant & castle.
Pls advise nearest GP in that area.

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