Lee's of Roman Road

Do you know of a good traditional fishing tackle shop, past and present.
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Lee's of Roman Road

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Afternoon all, does anyone have any knowledge of the above? I'm assuming it may have been based in East London.

I've just acquired a glass rod, looks and feels like a leger rod, but has no other information other than the name.
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Bethnal Green. Locked myself out of my car there in the mid eighties. A friend of mine who use to own a jewellery shop use to send costume jewellery to a chap who had a stall on Roman Road. The last time he sent him some he included a lovely Rolex watch by mistake, but didn't have the heart to ask for it back.
"....he felt the gentle touch on the line and he was happy"

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I bought some tackle from a shop in Roman Rd last year.
Did a quick Google and came up with their Facebook page if of any help https://m.facebook.com/ROMANTACKLE/?locale2=en_GB

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I think there was two tackle shops in the Roman road. From 2005 until last year I used the one above called Roman Tackle. Not sure if it was once called Lees . They( family run) were always very nice and helpful. Ran a stall outside the front of the shop as well. Gave local advice. Proper East London too.I d regular get maggots and pop over Victoria park ( short walk) and fish the Pond in the heart of London E2

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