Hartlepool and Middlesbrough’s still-vacant Woolies sites

Graham Soult

Retail consultant, writer, blogger; helping retailers via CannyInsights.com and CannySites.com. Say hello on Twitter at @soult!

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8 Responses

  1. Paul B says:

    Hi – I remember Hartlepool Woolies as a kid and it never included the BHF shop – way back when that was a Poundstretcher. The Woolies was what is now BHS and the Peacocks unit.

    • Graham Soult says:

      Thanks Paul! I think the confusion comes about from me thinking that the pic on 100thBirthday is the Victory Square frontage when in fact it is a view facing into what is now the mall (pre-roof, obviously). I’ll update.

  2. Emma Small says:

    I love woolworths this was the place i got my first bra from im so upset

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  2. March 3, 2011

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  3. May 8, 2011

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  4. May 9, 2011

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  5. August 6, 2012

    […] blogged previously, the unit vacated by Woolworths’ closure was fairly quickly taken over by Waremart, which lasted less than a year; after a period of vacancy, the front portion of site (of 10,000 sq […]

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