Cobra, Kingsland Road, Hackney, London, E2, England, 2011 • Loving the Cobras, here’s my last one, looks like the name fell off.
Cobra, Clerkenwell Road, Camden, London, EC1, England, 2012 • Same as this one, but no bulb.
“Cobra” burglar alarm, Southwark • And another Cobra, just its head this time. • Spotted: Druid Street, Southwark, London, SE1, England, 2012 • Politics: In the Liberal Democrat constituency of Bermondsey […]
“Cobra” burglar alarm, Tower Hamlets • Great snake picture on these Cobra alarms, there are a few more here. • Spotted: Redchurch Street, Tower Hamlets, London, E2, England, 2007 • Politics: […]
"Cobra" burglar alarm, Newham • Cobra alarms of different vintages abound in east London, and I've got so many photos of the slinky hooded strikers that I didn't know which to use – this is by no means the oldest, which I'm saving for another time. Cobra is actually a generic name for all sorts of snakes, though they all rear up and spit venom when threatened. It's a ploy that has dispatched unwanted figures throughout history, and is presumably just as effective against burglars. • Spotted: Shirley Street, Newham, London, E16, England, 2002 • Politics: In the Labour constituency of West Ham Above: a real cobra (photo by Kamalnv)