Gala Hairdressers Jeans John Barton - a Memory of Burnt Oak.
My Mum Jean worked in Watling Ave for many years - Hairdressing.
She started work in The Don around 1956. This used to be opp the station.
She left and worked at Gala and then had the shop in he name for a while and it then became Bartons.
I was also a hairdresser in that shop up until abt 1978 when I left to manage another shop.
I was always in the shop as a very young child. It was mums way of minding me and I could make a cracking coffee by the age of 9
If anyone remembers my mum (she sadly passed 2004) or me - It would be lovely to hear from you.
Mum was friends with Sheila from Blacke and Cooks florist, that was in watling ave. Her family I understood from mum had been trading when Watling Ave was a market only.
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