Photo gallery: more former Woolies around the UK (part 3 – North East)

Graham Soult

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  1. December 16, 2009

    […] there. Honourable mention must also go to the old Woolies in Gosforth – previously featured here – which I passed on the bus on the way home, and noted was now open (and busy) as The […]

  2. January 5, 2010

    […] spotted it back in September when I was paying a visit to the more recently closed Woolworths at Byker’s Newcastle Shopping Park. As you can see, the building could definitely use some TLC, suffering from a delapidated upper […]

  3. January 17, 2010

    […] the High Street’s former Woolworths site. If you need a reminder, here’s what it looked like back in September: Former Woolworths, Gosforth (27 Sep […]

  4. March 7, 2010

    […] remiss of me not to update on yet another Byker Woolworths – the most recent incarnation, at Newcastle Shopping Park, which opened in 2004 and closed following the retailer’s administration. There’s not […]

  5. August 2, 2010

    […] W superstores. The 100,000 sq ft Big W store opened in October 2000; by 2004, however – as I blogged about previously – the Big W concept had already been scrapped. Just as the Tamworth Big W store was split in […]

  6. September 24, 2010

    […] well as Asda’s plans for the old Byker Woolies getting the green light, and Northumberland Street seeing “exploratory digging” ahead […]

  7. October 29, 2010

    […] usually allocated sequentially from the earliest (1, in Liverpool) to the newest (e.g. 1256 for Byker’s Newcastle Shopping park store, only opened in 2004). However, prior to spotting this reference in The New Bond, I hadn’t […]

  8. March 28, 2011

    […] of the discussions, we have already established that Byker *did* have a Woolworths prior to the most recent incarnation (store #1256) at Newcastle Shopping Park. However, this was located further up Shields Road at […]

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