Modern shops, Main Street, 1980s
Main Street shops, almost opposite to the old people's bungalows.
Photograph taken in the 1980s.
These are two council built shops with living accommodation. The shops
were built almost on the site of two older shops - Parker's grocery and
Milner's drapers. The two old shops stood directly on the pavement, while
the two new shops are set back from the pavement with their own forecourt.
Built in the 1960s, the left hand shop was Mrs. Heaton's general store and
the right hand one was Mr. Dennis Walker's butcher's shop.
The Primitive Methodist Chapel stood on the