Tag Archive: signage

Wording From Wapping

Today, whilst completing the final photography for my next book on Ghost Signs, I stumbled across a lot of type in Wapping – mostly the labelling of Wharves. Is the above a play… Continue reading

Faded Signs of Middlesbrough

In addition to the Pouf ghost sign and the Esso ghost sign I’ve previously posted on this blog here are some other faded signs I’ve found around the Boro. It’s been at least… Continue reading

Shepherd’s Bush Cinematograph Theatre

The other day whilst on the look out for ghost signs I stumbled across this gorgeous example of old signage in Shepherd’s Bush. The building is now a Walk About bar but it… Continue reading

Zodiac Record Dealers, Wandsworth Town

Much more upsetting than the decline of HMV is the shutting of shops such as this one. Its signage still remains just off Wandsworth High Street but its windows are shuttered and withdrawn.

Victor Talking Machine Mosaic, Carteret Street

On my way to a teaching conference near St James’s Park today I happened to spot this beautiful mosaic advertisement down a side-street, Carteret Street to be exact.

Reeves & Sons Mosaic Signs, Dalston

Although my next book is on hand-painted signs around London, I often come across some beautiful mosaic and tile signage on my travels. This one, just across the road from Dalston Junction station, is a… Continue reading