Remembering Hartlepool’s favourite shops as Christmas draws closer
As Christmas draws closer, it’s the perfect time to stock up on food, drinks and gifts for your loved ones.
So we’ve taken a trip down memory lane to remember some of Hartlepool’s favourite shops of the past. Which ones did you like to visit, and do you remember when some of them opened for the first time?
1. Not just a shop ...
Marks & Spencer was hugely popular in Hartlepool before its closure. Did you like to shop there?
2. A royal visit
Princess Anne opens Middleton Grange in 1970.
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3. One of your favourites
We all had a favourite thing to buy from Woollies. What was yours?
4. Lining the streets
Waiting to catch a glimpse of Princess Anne as she opened Middleton Grange in 1970.