The local shops of Hartlepool's past. How many have you heard of?
The local shops of Hartlepool's past. How many have you heard of?

9 corner shops which graced the streets of Hartlepool in the past - were they on your street?

There’s nothing better than the corner shop when you want that last-minute item.

Wednesday, 15th September 2021, 9:57 am

But what about the town’s corner shops of the past? Do these 9 scenes bring back memories?

Or maybe you are too young to remember them but would like to learn a piece of Hartlepool retail history.

Some show good old fashioned corner shops which sell something for everyone while others show retailers with specialisms in the town.

All these pictures come to us courtesy of the Hartlepool Museum Service and Hartlepool Library Service.

So if you want to do a spot of retro retail therapy, join us for a look back in time.

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