August 13, 2012
Independent Stores, Retail History, Woolworths
Tags: Festival Walk, Iceland, Ivy House Clothing, Kelly's Directory, Kwik Save, Lidl, N Hocking, Netto, Peacocks, Spennymoor, The Original Factory Shop, Woolworths
Site of original Woolworths(?), High Street, Spennymoor (5 Jan 2012)
I suspect it will have passed the townsfolk by, but today – 13 August – is the 85th anniversary of Woolworths opening in the County Durham town of Spennymoor in 1927. However, the location of the new shop (store #278) wasn’t where you might think.
In previous blogs, I’ve written about how the Woolworths … Continue Reading