The first set of photos were taken in the summer of 2008, the last two were taken today.
I got chatting to someone across the road from the building and it turned out that he used to live there. Before his time it was a beerhouse(like a pub but without a licence for selling spirits) and he could remember seeing the storage shelves for the beer in the cellar; during the Second World War his family sheltered in the cellar when there was an air raid warning. During and after the war it was a grocers and greengrocers.
Despite the building now looking much tidier than before, the local council want to demolish it, he said