Roy Claridge's Motorcycle Shop

By G. Philip Marris

Roy Claridge's Motorcycle Shop

Roy Claridge’s motorcycle shop was located at 6 North Parade, which was one of several parades of shops as one travelled along the Barnet By-pass. This particular parade was near the Birchwood roundabout and the turnings into Wellfield Road & Lemsford Road. It later became a Fiat dealership before all the shops were knocked down prior to the construction of the A1(M) Tunnel. Roy Claridge lived in a detached house, No. 47 St Albans Road East, which backed onto the Recreation Ground.

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  • I took the photo in the mid 60’s as I stopped by on route to a camping holiday my bike, B.S.A 1959. S/R my friends were both Triumphs.

    By Phil Castle (18/06/2021)