Victoria Circus/High Street (Cobweb Corner) 1948.

On the corner of Victoria Avenue and Southchurch Road the Talza Arcade had access from Victoria Ave, Southchurch Rd and Broadway Market. This indoor market was enlarged by H. Garon's (3 shops). A tobacconist, furniture shop and Bata's shoe shop, also The Bluebird Cafe which was always full with bus drivers and conductors day and night. About 30 shops sold books, clothes, model aeroplanes, pet shop (they kept a monkey in the window) also a sweet shop, grocers, butchers and more. Above the arcade was a snooker hall, several Blues players could be found there on the morning of a home match. With three entrances at times the arcade would be a wind tunnel with paper, cigarette packets etc. blowing around. During rationing the arcade sweet shop and the one at 14 London Road sold boiled sweets. No ration books were required as customers had to supply their own sugar when purchasing sweets as well as money.

 Written by Edward (Ted) Booth, an extract from his memoirs of Southend-on-Sea.

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01:1948 Odeon Cinema, High Street.02:1949 Victoria Circus/High Street.03:1953 Victoria Circus.04:1954 Odeon Cinema, High Street.05:1954 Victoria Circus at Christmas.06:1958 Dixons, Victoria Circus at Christmas.07:1958 Garons, Victoria Circus at Christmas.08:1958 Keddies, High Street at Christmas.09:1964 Garons, Victoria Circus.10:1964 Garons, Victoria Circus.11:1964 Municipal College.12:1964 Municipal College.13:1964 Victoria Circus.14:1964 Garons, Victoria Circus.15:1964 Victoria Circus.16:1964 Garons, Victoria Hotel, Dixons Victoria Circus.17:1964 Victoria Circus.18:1964 Victoria Circus.19:1966 Victoria Hotel, Keddies, Dixons Victoria Circus.20:1966 Garons Corner, Victoria Hotel Victoria Hotel.21:1966 Talmage Buildings, Victoria Circus.22:1966 Victoria Circus from Victoria Railway Station.23:1966 Victoria Circus, Victoria Railway Station.24:1966 Victoria Circus.25:1966 Victoria Circus from Victoria Railway Station.26:1966 Garons, Victoria Hotel Victoria Circus.27:1966 Garons, Victoria Hotel, Dixons Victoria Circus.28:1966 Victoria Hotel Victoria Circus.29:1966 Victoria Railway Station.30:c1967 Garons, Victoria Circus.31:c1967 Garons, Victoria Circus.32:c1967 Garons, Victoria Circus.33:1968 Dixons, High Street, Victoria Circus.34:1968 Municipal College.35:1968 Victoria Railway Station Victoria Circus.36:1968 Victoria Railway Station Victoria Circus.37:1968 Victoria Circus, Victoria Avenue.38:1968 Victoria Railway Station Victoria Circus.39:1968 Victoria Hotel Victoria Circus.40:1968 Victoria Hotel Victoria Circus.41:1969 Garons Victoria Circus, High Street.42:1969 Garons, Victoria Circus.43:1969 British Home Stores, High Street.44:1969 British Home Stores, High Street.45:1969 Demolition Victoria Circus.46:1969 Demolition Victoria Circus.47:1969 Demolition Victoria Circus.48:1969 Demolition Victoria Circus.49:1969 Skyline Keddies, High Street.50:1969 Skyline Victoria Shopping Centre.51:1970 Alexander House.52:1970 Municipal College, Victoria Circus.53:1970 High Street.54:1970 High Street.55:1970 Municipal College, Victoria Shopping Centre.56:1970 Municipal College, Victoria Shopping Centre.57:1971 Skyline Victoria Shopping Centre58:1972 High Street.59:1972 Alexander House, Victoria Circus.60:1972 Back of Keddies61:1972 Keddies, High Street.62:1973 Barclays Bank, High Street.63:1973 Dixons, High Street.64:1973 Dixons, High Street.65:1973 Dixons, High Street.66:1973 Dixons, Victoria Circus.67:1973 High Street.68:1973 Skyline Victoria Shopping Centre.69:1973 Skyline Victoria Shopping Centre.70:1973 Skyline Victoria Shopping Centre.71:1973 Victoria Shopping Centre, Victoria Circus.72:1974 Odeon Cinema, High Street.73:1977 British Home Stores, High Street.74:1977 High Street, Pier Hill End.75:1977 High Street, Pier Hill End.76:1977 High Street, Pier Hill End.77:1977 High Street, Pier Hill End.78:1981 Skyline Victoria Shopping Centre.

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