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“MR”, Islington: ultimate deterrent

“MR Security” burglar alarm, Islington • Finally, the ultimate nightmare – when pigeon spikes stop working. This row of shops was encrusted with spikes, but also with bird poo. Time to call in the hawks…  • Spotted: Stroud Green Road, Islington, London, N4, England, 2011 • Politics: In the Labour constituency of Islington North


Above: a hawk – the ultimate pigeon deterrent

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  1. Not MFR but MR Security. They started life as Mr Security – key-cutting and locks – in the Surbiton area around the time we were just a man and a dog outfit – early 80’s. Then when they got bigger I suspect the “Mister” did not fit with the new image and morphed into MR.

    • Aha – thanks. I should have double-checked, because I do have an un-pooey MR photo somewhere. I shall check and see if I have a Mr Security too!

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