Tagged: Middleton Grange

New BHS, Swindon (11 Sep 2011). Photograph by Graham Soult 4

Swindon’s BHS provides a taster of what Newcastle and Hartlepool can expect


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While visiting Swindon’s out-of-town John Lewis at Home, I also managed to spent some time exploring the town centre. The open-air Parade shopping centre has the distinction...

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Queen's Parade frontage of former Woolworths, Hartlepool (4 May 2011). Photograph by Graham Soult 5

24,000 sq ft BHS to fill Hartlepool’s ex-Woolies site


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As I briefly noted last week, Middlesbrough’s ex-Woolworths store isn’t the only one on Teesside to have recently found a new occupant. At the end...

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Filming with the BBC's Chris Jackson in Stockton High Street (22 Nov 2010) 11

Why does Stockton have so many empty shops? BBC1 tonight at 7.30 might have some answers…


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Those of you in the North East and Cumbria (or anywhere else with access to Freesat), may be interested in watching BBC1 at 7.30 pm tonight (Monday...

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Victory Square, Hartlepool (16 Nov 2010). Photograph by Graham Soult 8

Hartlepool and Middlesbrough’s still-vacant Woolies sites


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While visiting Billingham yesterday, I also managed to fit in stops in Hartlepool and Middlesbrough. In Hartlepool, there is no sign of the large empty...

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Former Woolworths, Redcar (17 Sep 2009). Photograph by Graham Soult 15

How many former Woolworths can Graham visit in one day?


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How about SIX? Stop one is High Street in Redcar, where the former Woolworths store has recently become a branch of the Yorkshire Trading Company....

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