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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Rich Kid Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 02 October 2018 at 10:35pm
Anyone know what happened to Dick Claydon or Paddy the Irish barber?
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Hi everyone!

not sure if anyone mentioned it earlier in this post, but is there anyone who has any memory of Scotts store in Glebe road? I'd be interested in knowing more about this place...what did they sell? It must be a very old store given there's a mention of a store in Glebe rd since the 30s! When did they close? Anybody has any picture of how it looked or can share a scan of a directory from the 50s-60s?

Thanks a million :-)

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Sold general grocery. It was located about 100yds from the top on the right.

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I remember it being there although I cannot remember ever going in. Back in the day, before the rise of the huge supermarket chains, little grocery shops like that existed, anyone remember Heath's stores on the corner of Lansdown Road & Nicol Road?
I was in contact with the eldest son, John, not too long back, we went to the same school.
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Originally posted by Rich Kid Rich Kid wrote:

I remember it being there although I cannot remember ever going in. Back in the day, before the rise of the huge supermarket chains, little grocery shops like that existed, anyone remember Heath's stores on the corner of Lansdown Road & Nicol Road?
I was in contact with the eldest son, John, not too long back, we went to the same school.


Also know locally as just “The Corner Store” it was probably twice if not 3 times the size of “Scott’s” 

Another store from the past “Glenn’s” was located at the bottom of Lovel road, it faced out towards the green with the clock. It then opened to a Chinese takeaway.


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