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Illustrated London Cafes

Illustrated London Cafes. Wooden Models by Neasden Control Centre

Taking its roots from the humble traditional British café or tearoom, Take Away explores the development, regeneration and consequent replacement of traditional aspects of British Culture and street food.

As foods and tastes have changed these venues have now almost entirely been replaced by multinational companies with generic branding. Whereas mods, rockers, teddy boys and even punks might once have felt fashionably at home in Britain’s traditional ‘caff’, today’s young Britons are more likely to be found in outlets that retain the same appearance, regardless of location.