Tribute to Kennedy's Sausages (and Pies) by Alan Edwards

As featured on the ITN LONDON TONIGHT news programme 22nd May 2008

The first Kennedy's shop opened in 1877, then over the years many more branches were opened, including the following (listed alphabetically) BECKENHAM, BROMLEY (2 branches), CAMBERWELL GREEN, CROYDON, DEPTFORD, HERNE HILL, PECKHAM (2 branches) PENGE, SOUTH NORWOOD (Grade ll listed), WALWORTH ROAD (Grade ll listed) and WEST WICKHAM. The Head Office and Factory was situated at 86 Peckham Road, Peckham. The following items were sold in their shops around South London, PORK SAUSAGES and CHIPOLATAS, BEEF SAUSAGES, PORK & BEEF SAUSAGES, CAMBRIDGE SAUSAGES, PORK PIES, PORK BACON & EGG PIES, STEAK PIES, STEAK & POTATO PIES, SAUSAGE ROLLS, CORNISH PASTIES, PUFF & SHORT PASTRY, FRUIT PIES, CHRISTMAS PUDDINGS also BACON, COOKED MEATS, SAVELOYS, CHEESE, COLESLAW etc', Sadly the last 8 branches at Bromley, Camberwell Green, Croydon, Deptford, Penge, South Norwood, Walworth Road, West Wickham and the Factory and HQ at Peckham closed on 22nd December 2007.

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 NEW    Recent additions include new pages, showing the transformation of 4 of the Kennedys shops into new businesses - , Cape Clear Fish at Herne Hill, Wags Boutique at West Wickham, Alex Reade at Bromley and Brodies Cafe at Bromley. Also the introduction of KEN 'N' EDDIES Pork sausages by Villagers Sausages at Beckenham. A Kennedy's Carrier Bag added to the Cole Slaw page, Canopy Blinds added to the Sunburst window lights page, thumbnails added to the ITN LONDON TONIGHT feature and inks to 3 YOU TUBE video's. The Personal Memories page now has information from Colin Smith including a wonderful old photo of "THE SAUSAGE LINKERS" taken around 1945, and mention of the large house and chalets at Sandown in the Isle of Wight used for staff holidays !! Ian Waller has also added full details of Kennedy's in the Isle of Wight

My grateful thanks to everyone who has contributed to my web pages. Alan Edwards

 Photography and website by Alan Edwards

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