London's Ghost Signs - The Independent 7 January 2015
Celebrating 'ghost sign' advertising boards - BBC 11 January 2015
Former Soho Chemist
Refreshments in Kings Cross
Ingersoll, St John's Street, N1
Ingersoll is famous for the one dollar watch that they sold mail order at the end of the 19th century. The English side of the business sold watches for 5 shillings (25p), which was equivalent to one US dollar at the time.
Islington, North London
Diespeker & Co Ltd. Terrazo and mosaic manufacturer that used to employ 250 Italian craftsmen at this location
Portland Mews, Soho
R.N. Cattle & Sons Ltd, Portland Works
Earlham Street, Seven Dials
Tanner Street, Bermondsey
Wyatt & Co Ltd. Tin Box manufacturer.
Faulkners For Carpets
Scales, Weights, Weighing Machines
The Cut, Waterloo
Dover Castle, Luncheons & Dinners
Thomson Bros Ltd, Estabd 1857
Arlington Way, Angel, Islington
The ultimate 'Ghost Sign'.
Hovis Builds Health
Hampstead Heath ghost sign
Eastablished 1746, Chas B King, Estate Agent, Decorations, Gas, Hot water and Sanitary Engineer
Kidbrooke ghost sign
Possibly London's ultimate ghost sign. Crispin Street, E1.
Cloudsley Road, North London
'Dispensing Chemist' ghost sign in Cloudsley Road
Stratford Ghost sign "Fine Old Douro Port From 3/- per Bottle
Tea 2d per cup
East Ham, Tube Station. "Tea 2d, per cup"
Brymay safety matches
Alpha Road, New Cross
Jay's £40 for 4 shilling
Veglio & Co
Oxford Street. Uncovered during consruction of the Cross Rail Link