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#572097 - 29th Aug 2011 8:38pm toy shop
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can anyone tell me what the name of the toy shop in liscard was, it was where wetherspoons is now, im having a spat with the wife over it, i hope it wasnt Toys R Us think
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#572109 - 29th Aug 2011 8:53pm Re: toy shop [Re: lemonhead]
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It was a safeway where weatherspoons is, the toy shop was on seaview road, by Lauries and I think it was called Toners!!

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#572115 - 29th Aug 2011 9:10pm Re: toy shop [Re: katej]
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Treasure Island by Weathersppons and Toners round the corner

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#572116 - 29th Aug 2011 9:12pm Re: toy shop [Re: lemonhead]
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Yes, it was Safeway then Netto (48 Wallasey Road). There is also "Toys 2 Go" that has had two other addresses on Wallasey Road but not 48
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#572117 - 29th Aug 2011 9:12pm Re: toy shop [Re: lemonhead]
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There was a toy shop where wetherspoons is now - it might have had the word Treasure in its title - it was next door to what was an electrical store - either Currys or Rumbelows ...flippin 'eck my memory is shocking!!

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#572123 - 29th Aug 2011 9:20pm Re: toy shop [Re: lemonhead]
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And there was a "Pets R Us" that had to change its name in that vicinity, but not at 48 Wallasey Road
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#572124 - 29th Aug 2011 9:20pm Re: toy shop [Re: amaterasu]
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Originally Posted By: amaterasu
There was a toy shop where wetherspoons is now - it might have had the word Treasure in its title - it was next door to what was an electrical store - either Currys or Rumbelows ...flippin 'eck my memory is shocking!!


see above, x thai by wetherspoons whistle

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#572126 - 29th Aug 2011 9:22pm Re: toy shop [Re: paulph1972]
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Originally Posted By: amaterasu
There was a toy shop where wetherspoons is now - it might have had the word Treasure in its title - it was next door to what was an electrical store - either Currys or Rumbelows ...flippin 'eck my memory is shocking!!


see above, x thai by wetherspoons whistle


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#572129 - 29th Aug 2011 9:25pm Re: toy shop [Re: lemonhead]
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oops sorry blush

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#572130 - 29th Aug 2011 9:28pm Re: toy shop [Re: amaterasu]
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Am I the only one who remembers 'Youngsters' toy shop which used to be above the Gas showrooms, opposite Bookland?

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#572137 - 29th Aug 2011 9:56pm Re: toy shop [Re: Geekus]
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Am I the only one who remembers 'Youngsters' toy shop which used to be above the Gas showrooms, opposite Bookland?

oldman


bookland its all flooding back now,
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#572143 - 29th Aug 2011 10:21pm Re: toy shop [Re: lemonhead]
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Youngsters - yes I remember that. Think it was where Ladbrokes is now or maybe next door where bank is.

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#572147 - 29th Aug 2011 10:22pm Re: toy shop [Re: lemonhead]
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I loved Bookland as a kid. Wasn't it two shops in one? A bookshop and a stationary shop? Any idea when that and Toners closed?

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#572155 - 29th Aug 2011 10:31pm Re: toy shop [Re: amaterasu]
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Think the electrical store was Rumbelows, and it might have been called 'Strothers' before that

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#572157 - 29th Aug 2011 10:36pm Re: toy shop [Re: Touchstone]
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Originally Posted By: Touchstone
Wasn't it two shops in one? A bookshop and a stationary shop?


oldman

Yes, Bookland was two shops in one. Both of them had their own shop entrances but, once inside, you could walk straight through from one to the other. The stationers sold, fancy pens, greetings cards, artist materials, and toys like jigsaws and Airfix models. Was always a nice shop to go into at Christmas.

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