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#489129 - 21st Mar 2011 1:22pm Old Wool Shop seven styles
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Hey guys does any one remember an old wool shop on connistan ave shop near windermere road and the ford estate. Would really like to get some photos. My nan used own it. Mrs Moorcroft
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#489172 - 21st Mar 2011 3:02pm Re: Old Wool Shop seven styles [Re: MrBrightside]
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I remember it, but don't have any photos.
Next door to the newsagents? Or next door but one?

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#489176 - 21st Mar 2011 3:15pm Re: Old Wool Shop seven styles [Re: Shambo]
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I think it was the postoffice on the left of the News agents smile My nan loved that shop smile
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#489209 - 21st Mar 2011 4:19pm Re: Old Wool Shop seven styles [Re: MrBrightside]
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went in there loads of times when mum used to knit .used to put wool away for you .mum used to send me to collect it.no photos sorry

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#489214 - 21st Mar 2011 4:33pm Re: Old Wool Shop seven styles [Re: karenjon]
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really nice people still remember the place!! Nan said it was her happiest times of her life
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#493949 - 29th Mar 2011 6:17pm Re: Old Wool Shop seven styles [Re: MrBrightside]
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I've lived in the area for some time and going back to the late 60's/early 70's , I think the shops at the top of Noctorum Ave ran as follows (starting at the wool shop)
Wool shop (now a hairdresser)
Newsagent
Chip shop
Grocer's (now a sunbed place)
Chemist
Another grocer(?) - I might be wrong here but now it's a betting shop
Butcher's (Diamond's I think) now it's a video/dvd hire shop

On the corner of Coniston Ave it's been an offy for years but I don't think it was originally-maybe memory is playing tricks on me.

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