Jen Pedler

Jen Pedler

Posted on 08/30/2014


Photo taken on August 30, 2014


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MJ Maccardini (trailerfullofpix)
MJ Maccardini (trail…
Wilton's Music Hall?
3 years ago.
Jen Pedler
Jen Pedler
It did remind me of Wilton's and I wondered if someone would guess that but it's not there. It's an entrance on a busy road.
3 years ago.
Jim Stokoe
Jim Stokoe
Is this underneath Holborn Viaduct in Faringdon Road?
3 years ago.
Jen Pedler
Jen Pedler
North-east of there, Jim.
3 years ago.
Stiffleaf
Stiffleaf
a gin palace might stretch to encompass glory, so perhaps an erstwhile islington pub ?
3 years ago.
Jen Pedler
Jen Pedler
There wasn't meant to be a clue in the title. It was just what came into my head. It is in Islington though but not a pub. In fact, it probably didn't serve drink at all. But it is erstwhile...
3 years ago. Edited 3 years ago.
Stiffleaf
Stiffleaf
certainly looks it. no drink of any sort ? that rules out most places of entertainment, but your "probably" is an odd hint; for most places it would be more clearcut.
3 years ago. Edited 3 years ago.
Jen Pedler
Jen Pedler
Think eating...
3 years ago.
Adrian Grepnold
Adrian Grepnold
eels and pies?
3 years ago.
Jen Pedler
Jen Pedler
Not sure that eels were on the menu but they certainly cooked a lot of potatoes.
3 years ago.
Stiffleaf
Stiffleaf
Edwardian chippie?
3 years ago.
Jen Pedler
Jen Pedler
Think boiled potatoes...
3 years ago.
Adrian Grepnold
Adrian Grepnold
pie and mash then?
3 years ago.
Stiffleaf
Stiffleaf
Is this gwl or some sort of bake off ? Anyone else with recipes to share ?
3 years ago.
Jen Pedler
Jen Pedler
:-) Recipes to feed the masses...
3 years ago. Edited 3 years ago.
Stiffleaf
Stiffleaf
looks too early for a British Restaurant ; god, they were Orwellian places.....what about a workhouse ? or a soup kitchen ?
3 years ago. Edited 3 years ago.
Stiffleaf
Stiffleaf
maybe 136 city road? alexandra trust dining rooms ?
3 years ago.
Jen Pedler
Jen Pedler
Phew, got there in the end! Well done. It is Alexandra Trust Dining Rooms, currently in process of being refurbished as a hotel.
3 years ago.
Jen Pedler
Jen Pedler
(Don't kick yourself too hard, Adrian.)
3 years ago.
Stiffleaf
Stiffleaf
I'd never have got it without your hints.
3 years ago.
MJ Maccardini (trailerfullofpix)
MJ Maccardini (trail…
I'm kicking myself along with Adrian.
3 years ago.
Adrian Grepnold
Adrian Grepnold
I wouldn't have guessed. It looks like neglect in the photo and not refurbishment. Would need to have walked past it in that state.
3 years ago.
Stiffleaf
Stiffleaf
The scaffolding top right was a bit of a clue...
3 years ago.