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Ex-TJ Hughes in Middlesbrough, prior to reoccupation by Metro Outlet (5 Jan 2012). Photograph by Graham Soult 8

Metro Outlet takes over Middlesbrough’s TJ Hughes site, but ex-TJ’s elsewhere remain empty


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Middlesbrough had some retail good news on Saturday, as a new store opened its doors in the town’s former TJ Hughes premises – following on...

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Former Woolworths site, Tottenham Court Road (10 Feb 2012). Photograph by Graham Soult 1

Locating the former Woolworths in Tottenham Court Road, forty years after its closure


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Regular readers may recall my London-related post from last April, when I finally confirmed the location of the long-closed former Woolworths at 8-13 High Holborn (store #173). Today,...

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Tesco Express, Eldon Garden (30 Jan 2010). Photograph by Graham Soult 1

Updates on Newcastle city centre’s new Tescos


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Heavy overnight snow provided a good excuse to take a walk into Newcastle today, rather than trying to drive anywhere further afield. It was also...

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Debenhams, Eldon Square South. Photograph by Graham Soult 8

Newcastle gets Hollister, Tesco Express, new Next


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A few interesting titbits of Newcastle retail news ahead of the opening of Eldon Square South – St Andrew’s Way – on 16 February. Anchored...

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Woolworths in Linthorpe Road, Middlesbrough on its opening day of 3 September 1958. Photograph courtesy of Evening Gazette 11

Unpacking Middlesbrough’s Woolies history


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I’m always delighted when people comment on my blog posts, and a recent contribution from Gareth Hill has proved particularly interesting in shedding light on the history...

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