Briggs Blind Works was based at 144 Falkland Road from about 1898 until 1905.
By 1906, the premises were occupied by the Falkland Manufacturing Company, Steam Rubber Works. By 1909 that had been replaced by Walton Bros, Tinsmiths and next door was the Caledonian Motor Carriage Company to whom I've previously introduced you.
Looking at old OS maps, it looks like that eastern strip of Falkland Road was given over to commercial premises from the very beginning.
From the above image, it looks like Briggs was based in a one-storey premises. The maps suggest that this set-up was changed in the 1930s. I don't know if the current two-storey buildings date from that time or from a later period.
Below is a snippet from the 1902 Kelly's Directory, showing a listing for Briggs and his commercial neighbours.
The main image is reproduced from a colourised magic lantern slide. The taller building on the left of the image would be the rear of the building fronting Green Lanes.
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