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Offline isleansuz

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Re: B&Q Strood
« Reply #8 on: January 26, 2016, 09:57:33 »
@Ann: The upper floor will have a gym, there will also be a cafe and several smaller retail units in there from what i recall being in the KM a while ago.

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Re: B&Q Strood
« Reply #7 on: January 12, 2016, 16:33:38 »
Anyone know what will be going there now?

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Re: B&Q Strood
« Reply #6 on: January 02, 2016, 22:05:13 »
Apparently the landlord wishes to have several tenants on the same size of property.
I don't use social media but would really appreciate it if someone could ask around for photos & thoughts for me please & upload them here.

Many thanks.

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Re: B&Q Strood
« Reply #5 on: January 02, 2016, 18:18:17 »
I think DIY is losing its popularity, and all the DIY firms are losing trade.
It's no use getting old if you don't get artful

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« Reply #4 on: January 02, 2016, 18:02:45 »
Some of the staff from the Strood store are moving to the Gillingham one. My son`s fiance works there and is really sad it's closing, she's been there 7 yrs. I'm not sure why it is closing though, I haven't asked her.
Half our life is spent trying to find something to do with the time we have rushed through life tryi

Offline colin haggart

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Re: B&Q Strood
« Reply #3 on: January 02, 2016, 16:59:17 »
Why is the shop shutting?  Are the other shops like the one in Gillingham shutting too?

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Re: B&Q Strood
« Reply #2 on: January 02, 2016, 10:07:18 »
This probably doesn't help much but it shows the area as it was in the1940s

To remain ignorant of what happened before you were born is to remain a child......Cicero

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B&Q Strood
« Reply #1 on: January 01, 2016, 22:07:40 »
Hello

On January the 9th 2016 B&Q Strood will stop trading for good. The store has been on the site for 30 years with some staff having worked there for 20 years plus. I would really like to come across some old pictures of the store including images of the site that was on the land before B&Q. Also I want to hear your tales & history of the shop. Strood will truly miss it. The towns will too. Even better did you work there once upon a time & what was it like.

I'd love to hear from you.

Many thanks.

 

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