Can you identify this mysterious Woolworths from a century ago? [updated]

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7 Responses

  1. Neil says:

    There was another Woolworths in Aberdeen at the Mastrick Shopping center in one of the city’s post war housing schemes.

  2. Scott Christie says:

    McDonald’s occupies the bits under the arch only, to the left there is a Shoe Zone shoe shop and a vacant unit formerly Phones 4 U. The Bon Accord centre store closed a couple of days after Christmas IN 2008 due to running out of stock. There was another Woolworths store in Aberdeen located in the Mastrick area which closed in January 2009.

  3. Tony McKay says:

    It was Bernard Youens who played Stan Ogden that opened the refurbished Union Street store circa 1973-1975. Store was relocated in the early 90’s to the new Bon Accord Centre which was built following the demolition of parts of George Street a=had been demolished to make way for – part of the demolition included the St Nicholas Woolworths or Little Woolies as it was known locally.

  4. Stuart says:

    I recall Peter Adamson (Len Fairclough) of Corrie fame opening a refurbished Woolies in Union Street Aberdeen mid 70s.

  5. Stu says:

    I know for a fact McDonalds does occupy that unit for I live in Aberdeen, I can tell by the arched windows. I miss woollies! :(

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