Tagged: Burton upon Trent

Original Woolworths (now A&S Discount Store), Byker (28 Aug 2013). Photograph by Graham Soult 2

Old Woolies fascia exposed as Byker Wetherspoon’s readies for October opening


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The Newcastle suburb of Byker will gain a welcome addition when its new Wetherspoon pub – The High Main – opens at 63 Shields Road on 22...

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Former Woolworths (now The Original Factory Shop), Chepstow (24 Mar 2011). Photograph by Alistair Leaver 2

More of your ex-Woolies pics – and one that’s still very much alive


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Back in February I featured a batch of readers’ ex-Woolies pics, showcasing the former stores in Warrington (now Poundland), Batley (JBM Bargains) and Beverley (Boots)....

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B&M Bargains (former Woolworths), Chester-le-Street (24 Jan 2011). Photograph by Graham Soult 5

B&M Bargains heads to Burton – but where next?


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Many thanks to Lee Dymond and Martin, who both emailed me about the news of B&M Bargains opening in the former Woolworths store in Burton,...

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Shoppers World locations, 1975 (adapted from Woolworths Virtual Museum graphic) 24

Remembering Shoppers World: Woolworths’ early Argos-style experiment


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It’s always good to receive updates on former Woolies sites that I’ve previously featured here at Soult’s Retail View, so I was pleased to get an...

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Former Woolworths, Victoria Street, Derby (23 Dec 2010). Photograph by Graham Soult 13

The old Woolies store that’s gone for a Burton


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Regular readers may recall a blog post from a year ago, when I reported upon my visits to the former Woolies stores at Coopers Square in...

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Sports Direct, Stafford (30 Sep 2010). Photograph by Graham Soult 6

Familiar discount names in Staffordshire’s former Woolies stores


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The more former Woolworths stores I blog about, the more predictable it gets that I’ll be mentioning now-familiar discount names such as B&M Bargains, Home...

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Former Woolworths, Coalville (24 Aug 2010). Photograph by Graham Soult 13

One bus ticket – 11 former Midlands Woolies


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Regular readers of Soult’s Retail View will know that I have something of a penchant for visiting lots of old Woolworths stores in a short...

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Shot from 1998 'Woolies Winter Wonderland' TV ad 15

Woolies Winter Wonderland…


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…That was the theme of Woolworths’ 1998 Christmas TV advertisement, in the heady, Tellytubby days when, as the ad reminds us, everyone wanted a Talking Po....

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