ST1586 : Old Woolies discount store, Pentrebane Street, Caerphilly

taken 7 months ago, near to Caerphilly, Caerphilly/Caerffili, Great Britain

Old Woolies discount store, Pentrebane Street, Caerphilly
Old Woolies discount store, Pentrebane Street, Caerphilly
In January 2019 Old Woolies LinkExternal link is in the original Woolworths store in Caerphilly which opened in 1926. It closed down at some time after 1995 on being replaced by this LinkExternal link Woolworths in Castle Court Shopping Centre.
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
Thursday, 10 January, 2019   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 21 January, 2019
Geographical Context
Business, Retail, Services  City, Town centre 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 1550 8670 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:34.3687N 3:13.2408W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 1552 8671
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West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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