A personal service counter with a range of dolls and toys, with four staff members ready to serve customers. The picture was taken in Pontypool, Gwent (Monmouthshire) at Easter 1951 (Image with special thanks to Mr Reg Gallanders)
I remember the bin men coming down the path to our back garden and heaving that heavy metal bin onto their shoulder and taking it out to the truck. Incredible when you think about it now and something you most definitely took for granted back then.
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