The #WeNo Insider's Guide delves behind the scenes of some of the quirky independent businesses in West Norwood. Think you know the area?  Read on…

 

Presenting Floral Hall, a longstanding West Norwood business with deep roots in the community. Entering the shop you are greeted by a central explosion of colour and a subtle fragrance of flowers; along the edges are displays of seeds, bulbs, chocolates, candles and vases. And there’s more… for tucked around the corner on Lansdowne Hill, Floral […]

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For this edition, our roving reporter headed past St Lukes up towards Rosebery’s auction house. If you are a dedicated bargain hunter with a passion for second hand goods, then Maddison’s is a treat. The forecourt is a jumble of furniture. Inside, the shop is crammed with bookcases, chest of drawers, desks. The odd chair […]

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Presenting… Studio Trap, West Norwood’s very own tattoo parlour, just off Norwood Road on Chatsworth Way. The shop frontage is eye-catching with a tall billboard of Marilyn Monroe, tattooed. If your idea of a tattoo parlour is a seedy, dark room, think again. Owner Donnie has worked hard to create a bright, inviting space, including […]

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Presenting…Goodways Electronics; a humble gem of a workshop hidden away in Dalton Street. Here a whole range of repairs are undertaken by owner John. Our intrepid FEAST reporter squeezed into the space in front of a counter dominated by flat screen TV’s. Through the gap framed by this line of TVs, you can glimpse the […]

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The #WeNo insider guide to…. Cenci Vintage Clothing and Accessories  Cenci is tucked away in Nettleford Place, the street behind the post office. Appearances can be deceptive; there’s an unassuming warehouse facade, but ring the bell and you are buzzed into a vintage treasure trove. Bags, shoes, jumpers, hats are stacked up high on shelves […]

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This will be a regular feature on the Feast website, where an intrepid Feaster reporter will be regularly featuring the wonderful delights of your high street, starting with… ….Baron, Polish & Brazilian Deli Introducing Artur and Neade, owners of Baron Polish and Brazilian Deli, a husband and wife team from Poland and Brazil. Baron is an established […]

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