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High Streets Collection (#2)

The changing face of English High Streets

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Background imageHigh Streets Collection: Skipton High Street a58_00206

Skipton High Street a58_00206
Red Lion public house, High Street, Skipton, Craven, North Yorkshire. A view from the north-west showing numbers 25-31 High Street, including the Red Lion Public House

Background imageHigh Streets Collection: Skipton High Street a58_00211

Skipton High Street a58_00211
HIGH STREET, SKIPTON, CRAVEN, NORTH YORKSHIRE. A view from Caroline Square looking north, showing the buildings at the southern end of Sheep Street and the High Street

Background imageHigh Streets Collection: Skipton Tolbooth a58_00212

Skipton Tolbooth a58_00212
Tolbooth, 72 - 74 High Street, Skipton, Craven, North Yorkshire. Exterior view showing the front elevation of the Tolbooth and adjoining shops, on the High Street

Background imageHigh Streets Collection: Skipton High Street a58_00203

Skipton High Street a58_00203
62 - 66 High Street, Skipton, Craven, North Yorkshire, 1957. A view from the north-east of 62-66 High Street, with the buildings on Sheep Street in the background

Background imageHigh Streets Collection: Celebrity opening JLP01_08_071863

Celebrity opening JLP01_08_071863
Yate Shopping Centre, Yate, South Gloucestershire. A crowd walking along a precinct at Yate Shopping Centre for its official opening

Background imageHigh Streets Collection: Opening Yate Shopping Centre JLP01_08_071866

Opening Yate Shopping Centre JLP01_08_071866
Yate Shopping Centre, Yate, South Gloucestershire. A large crowd of people gathered around the fountain on Four Seasons Square for the official opening of Yate Shopping Centre

Background imageHigh Streets Collection: Bull Ring Centre JLP01_10_00149

Bull Ring Centre JLP01_10_00149
BULL RING CENTRE, BULL RING, BIRMINGHAM, WEST MIDLANDS. A view of the Bull Ring Centre with crowds of people outside on the day of the opening ceremony

Background imageHigh Streets Collection: Opening the Bull Ring JLP01_08_068579

Opening the Bull Ring JLP01_08_068579
BULL RING CENTRE, BULL RING, BIRMINGHAM, WEST MIDLANDS. HRH Prince Philip exiting the new Woolworths store at the Bull Ring Centre on the day of the opening ceremony

Background imageHigh Streets Collection: Examining a model JLP01_08_066009

Examining a model JLP01_08_066009
BULL RING CENTRE, BULL RING, BIRMINGHAM, WEST MIDLANDS. A group of councillors from Utrecht, Holland, being shown an architectural model of the Bull Ring Centre during a visit to the site

Background imageHigh Streets Collection: Dunster DIX02_01_185

Dunster DIX02_01_185
Yarn Market, High Street, Dunster, West Somerset. A view looking north along Dunster High Street towards the Yarn Market with Conygar Tower on the hillside in the distance

Background imageHigh Streets Collection: Ramsgate High Street PEN01_15_03_29432

Ramsgate High Street PEN01_15_03_29432
High Street, Ramsgate, Thanet, Kent. A street view of the High Street, looking north-west with shops on either side and no. 113 in the background on a junction with Chatham Street, 1945-1965

Background imageHigh Streets Collection: 1930s Portsmouth CXP01_01_039

1930s Portsmouth CXP01_01_039
HIGH STREET, PORTSMOUTH. Looking south-west along the south side of the High Street from the junction with Lombard Street

Background imageHigh Streets Collection: High Street Sutton Coldfield, 1942 a42_03367

High Street Sutton Coldfield, 1942 a42_03367
High Street, Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham. The front elevation of 20-24 High Street, including the premises of Boots the Chemists

Background imageHigh Streets Collection: Stamford DAC01_03_003

Stamford DAC01_03_003
High Street St Martin s, Stamford, South Kesteven, Lincolnshire. A view looking north along High Street St Martins with the George Hotel in the foreground

Background imageHigh Streets Collection: Burford DAC01_03_030

Burford DAC01_03_030
High Street, Burford, West Oxfordshire. Looking north down High Street with the War Memorial in the left foreground, 1925-1935

Background imageHigh Streets Collection: Lincoln High Street DIX02_01_028

Lincoln High Street DIX02_01_028
HIGH STREET, LINCOLN. An elevated view from High Bridge looking down onto High Street towards Stonbow with the tower of St Peter at Arches Church beyond and Lincoln Cathedral in the distance

Background imageHigh Streets Collection: Fleet Street Coventry, 1941 a42_00533

Fleet Street Coventry, 1941 a42_00533
5 - 5A Fleet Street, Coventry. The exterior of 5 and 5A Fleet Street, premises of H E Bass, Furrier and Simmons, Drapers. Evidence of damage caused by air raids can be seen to adjacent buildings

Background imageHigh Streets Collection: Greengrocer, Suffolk a98_14578

Greengrocer, Suffolk a98_14578
Southwold, Suffolk. Shopping on the High Street at Quality Stores. Fruit and vegetables are displayed on the pavement in front of the shop. Photographed by Hallam Ashley in April 1949

Background imageHigh Streets Collection: Bridgnorth, Shropshire a079455

Bridgnorth, Shropshire a079455
BRIDGNORTH, Shropshire. A view of the High Street in 1953, looking north towards the timber-framed Town Hall in the middle of the road. John Gay

Background imageHigh Streets Collection: High Street Canterbury CGH01_01_1039

High Street Canterbury CGH01_01_1039
High Street, Canterbury, Kent. A coach and horses with groups of passengers, outside the Coach and Waggon Office. This drawing was copied from a painting by Thomas Sidney Cooper, dating from 1827

Background imageHigh Streets Collection: Shopping in Sherborne 1939 BB056809

Shopping in Sherborne 1939 BB056809
Former Church House, Half Moon Street, Sherborne, Dorset. A car parked outside the shop of F W Pedley, draper and outfitter

Background imageHigh Streets Collection: Shopping in Sherborne 1939 BB056810

Shopping in Sherborne 1939 BB056810
Former Church House, Half Moon Street, Sherborne, Dorset. A car parked outside the shop of F W Pedley, draper and outfitter. and a gas lamp stands outside the adjoining tobacconist

Background imageHigh Streets Collection: Shopping in Sherborne 1939 BB056811

Shopping in Sherborne 1939 BB056811
20 Cheap Street, Sherborne, Dorset. A car and delivery bike outside the premises of E J Upsall, Fruiterer with an adjoining confectioners. Both shops sell cigarettes. Photographed in May 1939

Background imageHigh Streets Collection: Malmesbury BB95_10457

Malmesbury BB95_10457
MARKET SQUARE, Malmesbury, Wiltshire. A rooftop view looking over Market Square, showing the market cross (c.1500) and the abbey ruins

Background imageHigh Streets Collection: Woolworths Southend FWW01_01_0033_002

Woolworths Southend FWW01_01_0033_002
F W Woolworth And Company Limited, 29-35 High Street, Southend-on-Sea. A view south along the High Street in Southend-on-Sea in October 1938, with shoppers and cyclists outside the store

Background imageHigh Streets Collection: Leighton Buzzard Market Cross BB86_01958

Leighton Buzzard Market Cross BB86_01958
Market Cross, Market Square, Leighton Buzzard, Leighton-Linslade, Central Bedfordshire. A horse and cart beside the Market Cross, Leighton Buzzard, with a market taking place in the square

Background imageHigh Streets Collection: Woolworths, Birmingham FWW01_01_0103_001

Woolworths, Birmingham FWW01_01_0103_001
F W Woolworth And Company Limited, Spiceal Street, Birmingham. Exterior view of the shop front, with two women walking towards the camera in the foreground, 1921-35

Background imageHigh Streets Collection: Woolworths, Kingston-upon-Thames BL25186

Woolworths, Kingston-upon-Thames BL25186
F W Woolworth And Company Limited, Kingston Upon Thames, Greater London. The front of the Kingston-upon-Thames branch of F W Woolworth & Co Ltd (Woolworths) 3d and 6d stores

Background imageHigh Streets Collection: Kettering Woolworths FWW01_01_0221_04

Kettering Woolworths FWW01_01_0221_04
F W Woolworth and Company Limited, 51 - 55 High Street, Kettering, North Northamptonshire. A view from the south-east of the premises of F W Woolworth and Company Limited, 51-55 High Street

Background imageHigh Streets Collection: Market Cross

Market Cross
Grade I listed market cross, now housing Wymondhams tourist information centre. Norfolk. IoE 386170

Background imageHigh Streets Collection: South Woodford Woolworths HAB01_01_02_01

South Woodford Woolworths HAB01_01_02_01
George Lane, South Woodford, Redbridge, Greater London. The shopping parade at 130-150 George Lane, showing the shop front of F W Woolworth and Company Limited in the foreground

Background imageHigh Streets Collection: Market Cross a48_00561

Market Cross a48_00561
Market Cross, Market Place, North Walsham, North Norfolk, Norfolk, 1947. The Market Cross, seen from the west

Background imageHigh Streets Collection: Woolworths, Edmonton FWW01_01_0367_002

Woolworths, Edmonton FWW01_01_0367_002
F W Woolworth And Company Limited, 96-102 Fore Street, Upper Edmonton, Greater London. Exterior view of the front elevation, April 1940. Horticultural Department and Toy Dept

Background imageHigh Streets Collection: Woolworths, Blackpool FWW01_01_0066_002

Woolworths, Blackpool FWW01_01_0066_002
F W Woolworth And Company Limited, Bank Hey Street, Blackpool. Exterior view from the south-west with shoppers on the streets, 1938

Background imageHigh Streets Collection: Burtons Chingford Mount MBC01_04_298

Burtons Chingford Mount MBC01_04_298
Burton, Old Church Road, Chingford Mount, Waltham Forest, Greater London. The granite facade of the Burton store at 4-10 Old Church Road. The Burton store on Old Church Road was built in around 1939

Background imageHigh Streets Collection: Burtons in Halifax MBC01_04_177

Burtons in Halifax MBC01_04_177
BURTONS, 22 - 24 OLD MARKET, HALIFAX, CALDERDALE, WEST YORKSHIRE. The Burton store at 22-24 Old Market, seen from the south-west

Background imageHigh Streets Collection: Woolworths in Sunderland MBC01_01_016

Woolworths in Sunderland MBC01_01_016
F W Woolworth and Co Ltd, Fawcett Street, Sunderland, Tyne and Wear. The front elevation of the Woolworths store at 7-10 Fawcett Street. The Woolworths store on Fawcett Street was numbered store 144

Background imageHigh Streets Collection: Woolworths in Blackpool MBC01_01_001

Woolworths in Blackpool MBC01_01_001
F W WOOLWORTH AND COMPANY LIMITED, BANK HEY STREET, BLACKPOOL, LANCASHIRE. The Woolworths store on Bank Hey Street, showing the tall square tower on the south-west elevation

Background imageHigh Streets Collection: South Norwood Woolworths FWW01_01_0589_002

South Norwood Woolworths FWW01_01_0589_002
F W Woolworth and Company Limited, High Street, South Norwood, Croydon, Greater London. A view from the west showing the shops at 77-91 High Street

Background imageHigh Streets Collection: Burton in North Shields MBC01_04_312

Burton in North Shields MBC01_04_312
Burton, Saville Street West, North Shields, North Tyneside. Looking up at the windows of the first and second floors of the former Burton store at 5-7 Mill Street

Background imageHigh Streets Collection: Burton in Hornchurch MBC01_04_307

Burton in Hornchurch MBC01_04_307
Burton, 133 High Street, Hornchurch, Havering, Greater London. The curved elevation of the Burton store on the corner of High Street and North Street, with the adjoining shops on either side

Background imageHigh Streets Collection: Burtons in Chippenham MBC01_04_244

Burtons in Chippenham MBC01_04_244
Burton, Market Place, Chippenham, Wiltshire. The Burton store at 1 Market Place, seen from the north. The Burton store in the Market Place was built in 1937

Background imageHigh Streets Collection: Burtons in Abergavenny MBC01_04_236

Burtons in Abergavenny MBC01_04_236
Burton, High Street, Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, WALES. The Burton store at 16-18 High Street, showing the carved logo, polished dark stone facade, and chain of merit transom lights

Background imageHigh Streets Collection: Burtons in Hull MBC01_04_203

Burtons in Hull MBC01_04_203
Burton, Alfred Gelder Street, Kingston upon Hull, South Yorkshire. The Burton store at 68 Alfred Gelder Street and 34-35 Whitefriargate

Background imageHigh Streets Collection: Nelson Street Greenwich MBC01_04_179

Nelson Street Greenwich MBC01_04_179
Nelson Street, Greenwich, Greater London. The former Burton store on the corner of Nelson Street and Greenwich High Road, showing the curved facade and posters covering the ground floor shopfront

Background imageHigh Streets Collection: Burton in Wood Green MBC01_04_157

Burton in Wood Green MBC01_04_157
Burton, High Road, Wood Green, Haringey, Greater London. The Burton store at 1-3 High Road, with tall pilasters crowned by Ionic capitals

Background imageHigh Streets Collection: Burton in Tunbridge Wells MBC01_04_101

Burton in Tunbridge Wells MBC01_04_101
Burton, Calverley Road, Tunbridge Wells, Kent. Looking up at the upper elevation of the Burton store at 29 Calverley Road

Background imageHigh Streets Collection: Burton in Southampton MBC01_04_095

Burton in Southampton MBC01_04_095
Burton, High Street, Southampton, Hampshire. The curved dark granite facade of the Burton store at 2-6a High Street. The building was demolished in around 2018



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