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A Census of 'fixed shops' was carried out in 1950 by the Board of Trade. Deptford had 994 and Lewisham 2,388. In addition Deptford had 24 street markets - the highest in all the London boroughs - with a total of 168 licensed stalls, and Lewisham 1 market with 62 stalls.

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