1977’s Shops

In The Woodford Express

Has Woodford’s shopping changed for better or worse down the years?

Judge for yourself. Here’s the list of shops and services from the June 1977 edition of  “The Woodford Express”.

Tester Motors School Street Car Repairs
Whitecroft Motors ByfieldRoad Car Repairs
J. Kingston High Street Dairyman
J.L. Cook Adams Road Dairyman
Mr Brown High Street Dairyman
Post Office Church Street
Mr & Mrs Pollard Station Road Grocery & Provisions
Mr & Mrs Vernon Station Road Grocery & Provisions
Mr Hathaway Hinton Road Grocery & Provisions
Mr & Mrs Pettifer Gorse Road Grocery & Provisions
Gilbert Bros. Church Street Electrical Sales
R. Wickens Station Road Newsagent & Tobacconist
C. Jones Station Road Newsagent & Tobacconist
Le Bon Marche Station Road Ladies & Childrens Outfitters
Stella Station Road Ladies & Childrens Knitwear and Wools
H. Blackburn Station Road Chemist & Pharmacist
Richardsons Commissions Station Road Licensed Betting Office
Mrs. B Lancaster Station Road Hardware & Household Accessories
Sargeants Station Road Family Butcher
W.H. Coulson Station Road Family Butcher
Barclays Bank Station Road (every Tuesday)
L. Faulker & Son Station Road Footwear Retailer & Repairer
A. E. Sharman Adams Road Footwear Retailer & Repairer
Kay’s Percy Road Ladies & Childrens Hairstylist
Fleur De Lys South Street Public House
Winston Churchill Station Road Public House
Mr & Mrs Humphries Station Road Fish & Chips etc.