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Offline Leofwine

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Re: Tesco, Chatham
« Reply #6 on: February 22, 2012, 18:08:59 »
I think the pub in numanfan's poster would have been the Birmingham Arms which in the 1870s became the Coachbuilders/Coachmakers Arms.
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Re: Tesco, Chatham
« Reply #5 on: February 22, 2012, 15:12:47 »
Remember going to Thompsom and Baldock's with my Mother to get some lino for my bedroom when we moved to Gillingham in 1963.


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« Reply #4 on: February 22, 2012, 15:06:41 »

I remember the butchers (where tesco is now)  A school friend of mine married one of the sons of the owner (he worked there too)

I also remember a small "boutique" I used in the 70's called Copper Penny which was along that stretch of road.


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« Reply #3 on: March 09, 2010, 16:35:25 »
Looking at numanfan's pic I can see the the fruit and veg shop I worked in as a boy in the early 70's (small white building three along from the pub on the left).

Haven't seen that for years and once again thanks numanfan, very much appreciated.  :)

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« Reply #2 on: March 09, 2010, 09:51:23 »
I remember as a kid we used to use the former butchers that was on the Tesco site. They used to lock me in the refridgerator room for a laugh. (not for me!)
When Tescos bought all the land, they offered him the head butchers job in the new shop, he told them where to go!

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« Reply #1 on: March 09, 2010, 08:25:09 »
Here's the High Street in 1946, prior to the area being levelled to build Tesco's. - take the journey


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