Houghton has a le-Spring in its step – the changing fortunes of the North East’s ex-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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  1. Dave says:

    Just a quick heads up to let you know that Alworths Llandudno store is closing down, signs are up in the windows, would you like me to get a photo?

  2. Great post, local to me we had a Woolworths in Shipley which then remained empty for around a year or so before store twenty one moved in and it seems to do a relatively good trade.

  1. May 5, 2011

    […] a Woolworths history, following the chain’s recently opened stores in Stanley, Jarrow and Houghton-le-Spring (pictured below) – all sites vacated following Woolworths’ 2008 collapse. Just as […]

  2. November 25, 2011

    […] to improve their offer in selected locations – previously, for example, I wrote about Next’s move into the former Woolworths in Darlington, replacing two older, smaller stores. Next (formerly Woolworths), Perth (24 Nov 2011). Photograph […]

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