Topic: Somerton's Tearooms/ Nelson's Bakery - 1928/1932
Rata Street, Inglewood
Somerton's Tearooms/ Nelson's Bakery
Rata/Cutfield Streets, Inglewood
The bakehouse at the rear was built in 1928 (architect unknown) and the tearooms on Rata St were designed by T.H. Bates in 1932. Thomas (Tommy) Nelson bought the business in 1945 and it was operated by his family for 43 years.