All firm favourites but which was the best for Christmas shopping?

Time for some Christmas shopping '“ Memory Lane style!

Thursday, 23rd November 2017, 11:48 am
Updated Tuesday, 12th December 2017, 12:01 pm
The Binns Christmas window, but what was it like for presents.

What were the great gifts that you bought from this line-up of former Hartlepool shops?

Was Woolworths your tops when it came to festive gifts? If so, what did you buy?

The Central Stores in Hartlepool.

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Or perhaps you preferred a visit to Binns? Can you remember the presents you used to buy there?

How about the Central Stores, was it a winner in the Christmas gift stakes?

And then there’s the Frank Wright shop, which was a well-known toy store and bookshop. Did you get your much-wanted presents as a child from the York Road favourite?

Or perhaps there was a completely different Hartlepool store which was the best for Christmas presents.

York Road in the 1950s with Frank Wright's toy shop in the foreground.

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Woolworths in the Middleton Greange Shopping Centre with the curly walkway in front of it.
The Central Stores in Hartlepool.
York Road in the 1950s with Frank Wright's toy shop in the foreground.
Woolworths in the Middleton Greange Shopping Centre with the curly walkway in front of it.