Tagged: Llandudno

New Poundstretcher, Llandudno (8 Jun 2011). Photograph by Dave Roberts 5

Poundstretcher takes over Llandudno Alworths after all


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Many thanks to my North Wales contact, Dave Roberts, who has sent me a photo of the former Alworths store in Llandudno being converted into...

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Poundstretcher fascia, Camborne (20 Feb 2011). Photograph by Graham Soult 12

Poundstretcher expands with purchase of failed Alworths stores


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Amid the gloom of Alworths’ collapse into administration last month, it seems that there’s now some good news. Retail Week is reporting that Alworths’ variety...

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Original former Woolworths (now Store Twenty One), Redcar (4 May 2011). Photograph by Graham Soult 8

Redcar’s original ex-Woolies – and a new real shop among the virtual ones


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One of my main motivations for visiting Redcar yesterday was to get a photo of the town’s original former Woolworths at 19 High Street, above,...

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Closing down sale at Alworths in Llandudno (4 Mar 2011). Photograph by Dave Roberts 6

Alworths’ future uncertain as bailiffs seize Llandudno store


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Following a weekend of speculation about the future of ‘son of Woolworths’ chain Alworths, events have taken a further turn today with the news that...

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Llandudno from the Great Orme (20 Sep 2010). Photograph by Graham Soult 12

Alworths comes to Llandudno


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Well, that’s a coincidence. Having blogged about the former Woolworths in Llandudno just a couple of days ago, Alworths has announced today that it will...

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Former Woolworths, Caernarfon (July 2010). Photograph by Sally Daffarn 4

A postcard from Caernarfon’s closed down Woolies


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I’m not quite sure if it should be a cause for celebration or urgent self-reflection when my friends start emailing over photographs of old Woolworths...

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Photo gallery: more former Woolies around the UK (part 2 – North Wales)


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Last month I posted photographs of eight former Woolies stores as far apart as Tamworth in Staffordshire and Perth in Scotland. Now, as promised, I’m...

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