TQ3381 : Jessops, Fenchurch Street, City of London

taken 9 years ago, near to Shoreditch, Islington, Great Britain

Jessops, Fenchurch Street, City of London
Jessops, Fenchurch Street, City of London
An empty window following the shut down of the Jessops group, taken with a camera purchased at this store.
The Jessops Group Ltd

Jessop's were formed in Leicester in 1935 by Frank Jessop.

They were once the largest specialist supplier of photographic equipment in the UK. At their peak they had 335 stores. In 2007 the company suffered financial crisis, due to increased competition from supermarkets and internet retailers, and had to close some stores.

In January 2013 the company went into administration and its 187 remaining stores across the UK closed on January 11th with the loss of 1,370 jobs.

The brand was bought by entrepreneur Peter Jones and relaunched on 28 March 2013. Up to 30 stores are expected to re-open.

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Date Taken
Thursday, 17 January, 2013   (more nearby)
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Thursday, 17 January, 2013
Geographical Context
Business, Retail, Services  City, Town centre 
Place (from Tags)
City of London 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3334 8100 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:30.7320N 0:4.7929W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3336 8098
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Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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