Billings and Edmonds Premises Gutted by Fire

Schoolwear shop closed after 'serious incident' in the early hours

Billings and Edmonds in Chiswick High Road after the fire
Billings and Edmonds in Chiswick High Road after the fire


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Billings and Edmonds, the schoolwear provider on Chiswick High Road, is currently closed after a fire at its premises.

The blaze occurred in the early hours of Wednesday (29 June) and was extinguished before other businesses opened the following morning.

The shop has now been cordoned off and wooden panels have been installed to replace damaged windows.

A sign on the front of the business says that due to a 'serious incident' customers should contact its other branches in Eton and Harrow. The situation of customers with items waiting for collection is not know at this stage.

The business can trace its origins back to the 19th century and has supplied the uniform requirements of not just Eton and Harrow but other schools, including Stowe, Oundle, Rugby, Lancing and Charterhouse.

The company has catered to the Royal Family fitting out Princess Margaret and Princess Elizabeth with outfits for their home schooling in the 1930s and providing uniforms for Prince William and Prince Harry when they went to Eton.

The Chiswick shop was opened in the early nineties and also caters for prep and pre-prep schools in the area.

The cause is being investigated by London Fire Brigade.

We have approached Billings & Edmonds for comment.

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