SK1746 : Avanti, Ashbourne

taken 7 months ago, near to Ashbourne, Derbyshire, Great Britain

Avanti, Ashbourne
Avanti, Ashbourne

The jewellers, Avanti LinkExternal link was founded in 1982 by brothers Alan and David Matkin, trading first from the Elite shopping centre in Ashbourne's old cinema before moving to Dig Street in 1986. In 2017 they moved a few hundred yards up the street to the corner of Church Street. The property had been the Corner House electric store for sixty years. The Grade II listed building LinkExternal link dates back to the 1700s and was the site of one of the two Derbyshire banks opened by Sir Richard Arkwright's son Richard Arkwright Junior.
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 9 August, 2017   (more nearby)
Monday, 14 August, 2017
Geographical Context
Business, Retail, Services 
Date (from Tags)
1982  1986  2017 
Person (from Tags)
Alan Matkin  David Matkin  Richard Arkwright 
Former (from Tags)
Electric Shop 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 1796 4664 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:1.0058N 1:44.0241W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 1797 4667
View Direction
South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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Jewellers  Former Bank Building  Grade II Listed 

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