Herne Hill news, chitter chatter and gossip

Discussion in 'Brixton' started by choochi, Jun 9, 2014.

  1. editor

    editor Forked with electrons

    It looks that way.
     
  2. choochi

    choochi Well-Known Member

    I’d imagine it’s that the landlords have a completely unrealistic expectation of what rent they should charge so are driving away the small businesses people might actually want while they wait for a big chain to arrive and pay the big bucks!
     
  3. snowy_again

    snowy_again Slush

    the flats haven’t been rented yet so I assume the power substation hasn’t been installed still.
     
  4. snowy_again

    snowy_again Slush

    Anyone know why Mimosa has permanently closed? Dulwich Estates strikes again?

    (the Vauxhall and Kennington ones are still open)
     
  5. snowy_again

    snowy_again Slush

    And now the Illusioneer is moving too (but looks to be to bigger premises).

    Mimosa's reason for closing in HH : "Rising costs, not enough café seating and an increase in online speciality food products were factors in our closure in Herne Hill."
     
  6. Ms T

    Ms T Honey-coloured ramparts

    I went in there recently to buy sherry vinegar. I had to ask for the price (why? It’s embarrassing) and the same product was cheaper round the corner at Dugards.
     
  7. T & P

    T & P |-o-| (-o-) |-o-|

    I’m (pleasantly) surprised The Illusioner has turned out to be successful. It seems to have been there for ages. The very first time I noticed it years ago I wondered if it was going to last long. But I guess there are plenty of local residents who are the right fit for that kind of business.

    I don’t think I’ve ever seen it it open though. But then that kind of business probably relies on by-appointment visits rather than walk-ins.
     
  8. friendofdorothy

    friendofdorothy it is so much worse than Thatcherism now

    bloody hell! Never thought I'd hear the phrase 'cheaper at Dugards'.
     
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  9. Ms T

    Ms T Honey-coloured ramparts

    Innit.
     
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  10. snowy_again

    snowy_again Slush

    Chicken Shop fans have the chance to buy the Morley's on Norwood Road for £150k at the moment...
     
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  11. snowy_again

    snowy_again Slush

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  12. editor

    editor Forked with electrons

  13. Winot

    Winot I wholeheartedley agree with your viewpoint

  14. snowy_again

    snowy_again Slush

    That looks like fun. It's a shame that building is currently inaccessible unless you can climb 3 flights of stairs. I know they can't do anything about that until they get longer term tenure.

    The Poly Styrene exhibition at 198 Gallery is well worth the visit.
    Retro Man Blog: Day-Glo: The Poly Styrene Story - A Searingly Honest and Uplifting Biography of the X-Ray Spex Singer by Poly's Daughter Celeste Bell & Music Writer Zoe Howe
     
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  15. Smick

    Smick Strictly Second Class

    Do Morleys not want it?

    I wonder what the £150k gets you.

    I couldn't even rustle up £1,500 but, even if I could, I don't want a chicken shop. Never mind £1,500, I'd rather have £150 in cash rather than owning my own chicken shop. Working 18 hour days, smelling of fat, dealing with abusive drunks.
     

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