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About the LCCC
Founded in 1927 The London Cigarette Card Company is one of the UK's top suppliers of Collectors Cards
The London Cigarette Card Co (LCCC) was founded in 1927 and was based in London for fifty years until moving to Somerset in 1977. The firm's headquarters in Somerton has one of the world's largest stocks of cigarette and trade cards, more than Fifty million, and serves collectors all over the world. Over seventy years ago the company compiled the hobby's first catalogue and today its annual catalogues cover over 13,000 different series. In1933 the collectors' magazine, Card Collectors News, was first published and is still published monthly today.
Opening Times at Sutton Road
Our offices are open to customers Monday to Friday 9.30am to 12.30pm and 2.30pm to 4.30pm. Although we do not have items on display, we are more than happy to get out items for collectors to view.
Finding the LCCC
How To Get To Somerton By Car
From London: M3, A303 to junction with A37, A373 then B3151
From Midlands & North: M5 to junction 23, A39 to Street, then B3151
From South Coast: Routes to Yeovil, A37 to Ilchester then B3151
From South West: M5 to junction 25, A378 to Langport then B3153
From Bath/Bristol: A367/A37 to Lydford then B3153
By Train or Coach
Taunton is served by National Express coach services from all over the country and there are some remarkably cheap fares currently on offer. High speed trains (London or Birmingham in under two hours) are frequent - and exceptional value if you book well in advance and from Taunton the bus route 54 is a swift hourly inter-town service direct to Somerton - with the added attraction of being free for holders of Seniors passes.
If you are thinking of visiting Somerset and our office the following three Websites will give you further information on accommodation, tourist attractions and events that are happening in the area.
Information on the county of Somerset, including events information, accommodation and a Somerset photo-library . These pages are provided by Somerset Tourism, Somerset County Council. address: http://www.somerset.gov.uk/tourism/default.htm
Information on South Somerset including events information, accommodation etc. Address:www.visitsouthsomerset.com
Information on Somerton including street map showing where our shop and offices are situated. Address http://www.somerton.co.uk
Who's who at the LCCC?
Sutton Road Head Office
The principals at our Sutton Road mail-order headquarters have almost a century of experience between them.
Ian LakerManaging Director
Ian has been with the company since 1971, taking over as Managing Director in 1976.
Bert came to us in 1977 when the business moved to Somerset.
Elizabeth has been with us since 1982 and helped set up the showroom in 1991.
Editor Card Collectors News Magazine
Frank joined the firm in 1976 and has been editor of Card Collectors News magazine since 1980.