Redcar’s original ex-Woolies – and a new real shop among the virtual ones

Graham Soult

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

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  1. May 9, 2011

    […] I briefly noted last week, Middlesbrough’s ex-Woolworths store isn’t the only one on Teesside to have recently […]

  2. May 17, 2011

    […] readers will know that many of the Woolworths I’ve blogged about in the past feature the distinctive architecture that characterised the chain’s purpose-built stores of the 1920s and 30s. This is barely […]

  3. August 12, 2011

    […] of its Jarrow shop in July last year. There are also Store Twenty One branches in place of the former Woolworths stores in Stanley and Houghton-le-Spring, as well as another within a historic Woolworths building in Redcar. Mothercare, South Shields (8 […]

  4. September 23, 2011

    […] yesterday, when the finishing touches were being applied to the store’s interior. As with the North East’s other ex-Woolies Store Twenty One shops – in Stanley, Houghton-le-Spring, Jarrow and the original (pre-1955) Woolworths site in […]

  5. February 23, 2012

    […] expected to be released soon, but it’s another welcome boost for a street that recently saw Store Twenty One take over a long-empty ex-McDonalds unit and seems to be getting to grips with its empty shop […]

  6. April 16, 2012

    […] before being taken over by the increasingly ubiquitous value fashion retailer Store Twenty One. As elsewhere, Store Twenty One has created a good-looking store, with a new shopfront and tasteful […]

  7. November 1, 2012

    […] Woolworths’ purpose-built stores before the Second World War – such as the original Redcar and Byker shops – the chain’s approach to property after the war began to […]

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