I did work for George in the greengrocer shop Kenton Rd
back in 1963 I was 17 at the time, for a time as we move house in 64, I remember the bike George would tie a large wooden Banana box on the carrier so as to get more on the bike some time's tip up if you was not on it,
I remember the large sacks of Potato's in the shop hall way,
also boiling the Beetroots out the back in an old boiler,
As you said very sad George having his Legs take off the last time I see them George.. Bill .and Ron would be 1964
I do remember Bill and his loose teeth.
I had a Saturday job at George Durrant's when I was still at school, delivering fruit and veg on one of those old-fashioned trade bikes with the carrier on the front. Bill was no longer around then. I remember him, though, with his ill-fitting dentures. I think that he and his brother had a falling out over something and he had gone by the time I worked there.
I think that there was another brother called Vernon who had his own greengrocers in Cricklewood or somewhere.
I think George used to live somewhere around Wembley Hill. Last I heard of him, he'd had both his legs taken off. Very sad.
There was another chap called Ron who worked for George for some years. I think he started driving buses when George eventually closed the shop.
I suppose they're all long gone by now.
How Kenton has changed. I'm glad I don't live there anymore.
Any one remember George & bill Durrant they had a Greengrocer shop on the Kenton road back in the 1960s
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