The first building on this site was the King and Harper garage in 1924. By the 1930s Cambridgeshire Motors, a separate company, had expanded operations on the Hills Road/Cherry Hinton corner, as a Ford dealer, while King and Harper for the next 30years extended their premises next door on the site of what became a filling station.
Gilbert Rice took over from Cambridgeshire Motors, and early in 1981 Tim Brinton opened there.
For more information about this controversial apartment complex completed in 2013 see:
The public art installation can be seen here:
Sources: Cambridge News (Cambridgeshire Collection)
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