SO2801 : Iceland in former Woolworths, Pontypool

taken 7 years ago, near to Tranch, Torfaen/Tor-Faen, Great Britain

Iceland in former Woolworths, Pontypool
Iceland in former Woolworths, Pontypool
This town centre Iceland store in Crown Buildings, George Street, occupies the former Woolworths store, which closed down on January 2nd 2009.
Iceland acquired 51 Woolworths stores in total, including this one Link in Monmouth.
Iceland supermarket
Iceland was founded in Oswestry, Shropshire in 1970 by Malcolm Walker.

Usually found on the high street, they specialise in frozen foods. In 2009 there were over 682 stores around the UK and Ireland.
Woolworths
Woolworths (or 'Woolies' as it was affectionately known), 1909-2009, was a popular chain of high street stores, selling a wide variety of household goods, toys and entertainment. The English branch of Woolworths was founded by Frank Woolworth, in Liverpool in 1909.
At its peak there were 819 Woolworths around the UK and Ireland.
In November 2008 Woolworths went into administration and by January 2009 all the shops had closed and 27,000 staff laid off.
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Date Taken
Monday, 11 February, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 12 February, 2013
Geographical Context
Business, Retail, Services  City, Town centre 
Former (from Tags)
Woolworths 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 2807 0104 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:42.2083N 3:2.5373W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 2807 0106
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SOUTH (about 180 degrees)
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