TL4558 : Marks and Spencer, Sidney St

taken 3 years ago, near to Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, Great Britain

Marks and Spencer, Sidney St
Marks and Spencer, Sidney St
Marks and Spencer
Marks and Spencer (M&S) was founded in Leeds in 1894 by Michael Marks and Thomas Spencer.

Marks, a polish immigrant began 'Marks Penny Bazaar' in Hartlepool and in 1884 moved to Leeds where he set up a market stall. Thomas Spencer joined him in 1894 when they set up 'Marks and Spencer'.

M&S are primarily known for selling clothing and food, where for many years they sold both under their own labels. There are still the largest clothing retailer in the UK.

In 2009 M&S had over 600 stores in the UK and 285 internationally.
Sidney Street
Sidney Street is a major street in central Cambridge. It runs between Bridge Street at the junction with Jesus Lane to the northwest and St Andrew's Street at the junction with Hobson Street to the southeast.
On the northeastern side of the street is the University of Cambridge college Sidney Sussex College. Opposite the college, Green Street, another shopping street, leads off to the west. To the southeast of the college is Sussex Street. On the corner is the tall and distinctive Montagu House, part of Sidney Sussex College.
Holy Trinity Church is on the southwestern side, on the southern corner with Market Street.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 22 June, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 12 September, 2014
Geographical Context
Business, Retail, Services  City, Town centre 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TL 4503 5848 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:12.3281N 0:7.2572E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TL 4503 5849
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SOUTH (about 180 degrees)
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