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First Pret a Manger shop

First Pret a Manger shop

The brand Pret a Manger actually started in Hampstead but that folded after 18 months and the brand was sold to Julian Metcalfe and Sinclair Beecham who restarted it in Victoria near, but not actua...

Concept, Food & Drink, Commerce

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Julian Metcalfe

Julian Metcalfe

Co-founder of Pret a Manger with Sinclair Beecham, who he met at the Polytechnic of Central London.  Also founded the itsu chain of Asian-inspired restaurants.

Person, Food & Drink, Commerce

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Sinclair Beecham

Sinclair Beecham

Co-founder of Pret a Manger with Julian Metcalfe, who he met at the Polytechnic of Central London.

Person, Commerce

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Stratford Co-operative and Industrial Society Ltd

Stratford Co-operative and Industrial Society Ltd

The picture shows the first premises of this organisation, before they moved in, at the corner of Falmouth Street and Maryland Street in Stratford.  Started by a group of men at Stratford Railway W...

Group, Social Welfare, Politics & Administration

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Alfred Barnes

Alfred Barnes

President of the Stratford Co-operative and Industrial Society in 1919. From Newham Story:  "In 1915 Alfred Barnes, a socialist, won the presidency {of the Stratford Co-operative and Industrial So...

Person, Politics & Administration

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