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Boroughgate, number 96, Tommy's Cafe


Subject ID:
201062_170803
Location:
Otley
Subject Year:
Copyright:
Don Langley
Class number:
LEO 6018
Boroughgate, number 96, Tommy
Description:
May 1981. Image shows Tommy's Cafe, located at number 96 Boroughgate. It was well known locally and much used by cyclists passing through Otley for many years. A sign in the window advertises 'pie & peas'. The entry for Tommy's Caterers, at this address, in the Thompson Local directory for 1981/82 reads "Whatever the occasion I will make it a feast at prices you can afford". The newsagent, D.& J. McCann at number 92 Boroughgate, is displaying a billboard with the headline "Ripper Verdict", referring to the trial of serial killer, Peter Sutcliffe, otherwise known as "the Yorkshire Ripper". Number 96 Boroughgate, the former Tommy's Cafe, is nowadays the premises of Cucina Pizza, a takeaway food establishment.

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