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Tracking down Darlington’s original Woolworths – 73 years after it relocated

Graham Soult

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

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10 Responses

  1. Nick says:

    I don’t remember Darlo having a BHS or M&S. Are both stores single storey or did BHS have an upstairs?

  2. edward wild says:

    Interesting article. Woolies moved to the new site in September 1940. There is an avert in the Northern Echo clearly referring to the opening of a new shop. I have also recently seen a photograph of the of Marks and Spencer on Northgate dated 1937 in which the original Woolies can be seen.

  3. Stuart Kew says:

    Fantastic article as always!
    How did you come by a 1957 stores list? I bet it’s a fascinating read!

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