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54 Mill Road

Books, magazines, records and food


(54a) H G Stiles, bakers

In the early to mid seventies 54 Mill Road was the location of a music and book shop called Last Exit owned, it is believed, by Chris Guest, Dave Rodgers and Steve DeBondt.

Thanks to Gregor Alvey for the information and posters.

By 1978 it had become Bar Italia.

Courtesy of the Cambridgeshire Collection. B.MILL.K78 51262.

Later it became the Bosphorus – well known as the place to get hot food late at night after everywhere else had closed for the evening.

Courtesy of Ann Horn and the Suzy Oakes Collection

The site is currently (2019) the LightHouse Grill.


Tulip Restaurant

54 Mill Road (2014 David Betts)



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