Monthly Archives: May 2013

Uriah, the Big Biba Roof garden Derry and Toms 1973.

Uriah was also known as George Spence which I did not know until Rubyfoot mentioned it a few logs back. He joined us all at Big Biba when we moved from Westbourne Park , and cleaned the offices at Derry and Toms as well as our space on the roof garden. The legend was that […]

The Roof Garden, Derry and Toms summer 1973.

Derry and Toms department store was built in 1933, designed by architect Bernard George in the art Deco style. It had beautiful Art Deco details outside and inside by sculptor Walter Gilbert, and exterior stone reliefs by C. J. Mabey. Derry and Toms was a branch of the John Barker and company department store who […]