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Phil

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Re: Cafe's & Coffee Bar's
« Reply #44 on: January 18, 2010, 01:52:44 PM »
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Re: Cafe's & Coffee Bar's
« Reply #45 on: January 18, 2010, 01:56:46 PM »
Ya cheeky bugga

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Re: Cafe's & Coffee Bar's
« Reply #46 on: January 18, 2010, 07:59:42 PM »
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                              Phill, I know this is not about a cafe, but as you seem to know the area,have you a pic of Whitby rd. garage. ?
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Re: Cafe's & Coffee Bar's
« Reply #47 on: January 18, 2010, 08:18:26 PM »
This one is about a coffee bar/
                                        Any one recall the coffee bar in Union st. with a downstairs area opposite the 33 tram as I recall?
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Re: Cafe's & Coffee Bar's
« Reply #48 on: January 18, 2010, 08:32:28 PM »
Hi Ken
 
How are you, we don't hear from you often enough. If the café in Union st was on the Corner of Union Passage it was Kunzles of the cake fame.
 
Your Whitby Rd garage is a bit of a mystery to me, the only Whitby rd I can remember was off Brighton Rd, Balsall Heath. That was a small residential road and I can't remember a garage there. What period are we talking about?
 
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Re: Cafe's & Coffee Bar's
« Reply #49 on: January 18, 2010, 09:24:39 PM »
Hi phil,
          Definitly a coffee bar,half way down union st. with all the steaming snorting machines,standing packed like sardines we used to end up there after going to the Second City Jazz club at the golden cross at aston Cross happy days!!
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Re: Cafe's & Coffee Bar's
« Reply #50 on: January 18, 2010, 09:42:24 PM »
Ken
 
Not that I ever used it but I think Kunzles was a coffee bar, it was owned by Mecca Cafe's Ltd. I don't know if there was a downstairs room to it.
 
I can't recall any other cafe in Union st.
 
You didn't mention the Garage?
 
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Re: Cafe's & Coffee Bar's
« Reply #51 on: January 18, 2010, 09:53:53 PM »
Hi Phil/
        The garage was/is a family concern it was on the corner of Brighton Rd and Whitby rd.I aquired my first car from there an 1100,remember those?
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Re: Cafe's & Coffee Bar's
« Reply #52 on: January 19, 2010, 10:04:58 AM »
Ken
 
In the 70's we did quite a lot of work in Whitby Rd, Brighton Rd, Pembroke Rd & Newport Rd. We demolished most of the wing buildings to the houses there.
 
I don't recall a garage on the corner, on the one side there was a shop we did a lot of work on, opposite on the other side was about 8 to 10 garages for parking cars in. At the end of these was one garage for mechanical repairs that looked like two garages knocked into one. It wasn't very big and I don't think they sold cars.
 
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Re: Cafe's & Coffee Bar's
« Reply #53 on: January 19, 2010, 12:02:11 PM »
Thanks Phil/
               Thats the one, it was run by somone called Jack Beattie.
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Re: Cafe's & Coffee Bar's
« Reply #54 on: January 19, 2010, 03:06:45 PM »
I bought a second hand cluch assembly from that mechanicl repair garage in Pembroke st for a Morris 8 series E .
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