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Le petit commerce sur la plage

Small businesses on the beach

On August 1, 1892, Mr. Piloux, a restaurant owner on Cours Portal in Bordeaux, requested approval to set up a small café on Soulac beach for bathers. In addition to his restaurant in Bordeaux, he had also opened another restaurant in the centre of Soulac. His formal request for the café on the beach followed a final warning that the premises in the centre of Soulac would be closed. He had previous…