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3 – 4 Sussex Street

History of 3 - 4 Sussex Street



Thomas Gray, 50, shoemaker employing 3 men, b Cambridge

Sussex Street pre 1930, J Cooke centre (MoCP45)

Sussex Street during redevelopment, 1931 (photo E F Watson) (Cambridgeshire Collection)

Sussex Street was redeveloped during the 1930s. In 1938 the CDN (22.7.1938) wrote: Those who recall the dark narrow lane of bygone days, with its overhanging roofs on either side, and its small, ill-lit shops, will hardly recognise the imposing street that has emerged from the builders’ hands.


Gordan Thoday, drapers


Finn Jordan, beauty salon


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