Good-bye Woolworths Peckham

Excerpt from “Wild Tyme: A Blog about Film, Music, Literature and all the finer things in life” Monday, 29 December 2008 :
“I walked past the Woolworths Peckham branch on Rye Lane today. It only has two days left until it closes on the 30th. Decided to check it out, and take some photos of the carnage. For those who aren’t UK-based, Woolworths is a long-standing high-street shop that first opened in Liverpool in 1909. Originally a spin-off of the American F. W. Woolworth company (now Foot Locker), Woolworths UK became its own entity and enjoyed a familiarity until it collapsed under the recent, harsh economic climate. ” Read more…

2 Replies to “Good-bye Woolworths Peckham”

  1. Sadly you can get tat everywhere these days and poor Woolies just hadn’t woken up to that and had an alternative plan. For Peckham the gap in the High Street will be horrid.

  2. very much agree. Sue or anyone reading this – can you suggest what you would like to see replace Woolworths in that building, so we can encourage a good use?

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