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John Foster

John wants your pics from the past

Businesses we loved

John Foster at BBC Tees was looking at some of the business', names that no longer appear in Teesside, County Durham & North Yorkshire. The response was amazing.

The list so far.

Albert Van Hire

Gutarzahn & Bongo Bills
Ron Tester

Jacob and Erich
Qss Quick Pics

Forbes Building
Saxone Hills the Baker
Shoreline Cars

Skipper Of Darlington
Barrington Brown

Betty Taggert’s Fish Shop
Jarnells

Timothy Whites
Reeds, Redcar

Rumbelows
Granada Visionhire
Homebakery, Saltburn

Tudor Garage
Wizzard

Tip Top
Dovecot, Hartlepool

Metcalfe’s Butchers, Thornaby
Pansy’s Café, Middlesbrough

Cowies Of Redcar
Lords Tavern, Stockton

Space City
Stewart 50” Tailor

Tower House
Buist Motors

Farrow & Kitching, Stokesley
Northern Dairies

Winterschalden
Disco, Middlesbrough

Cuthberts in Loftus
Mace Hardy’s Furniture Shop
Harry Broughs

Bill Beattie
Willie Maddren Sports

Fred Burns Doggarts
Moss & Campbell

Liptons
Thompsons Red Stamp Store

Joesphine’s, Stockton
Kings Coaches

Gordon McLaughlin Motors, Guisborough
Heagneys Pumphrey’s Sugar Factory, Thornaby
Snowdons the Bakery

Central Garage, Thornaby
Peter Durhams, Middlesbrough

Alex Fruit shop
Scotts, Thornaby

Silver Grid Fish shop
Millers Arcade, Middlesbrough

McCann’s Café,
Upsall Dairy

Appleton’s Grocers Store
Kay’s Jewellers

Corporation Hotel
Dragonara

Heatons Furnitures
Chocolate Box, Thornaby

Rea Ices
C & A

Henry Colbeck’s Butchers
John Joyce Bookmakers

Black And Decker Shop, Middlesbrough
Hintons

Sparks Bakery
Yorkshire Penny Bank

Mecca Coffee Bar
Dickinson & Benson Dpt Store

Drews Coaches
Remah Motors

The Kenya Café
VG Food store

Leslie Browns
Romer Parish

South Cleveland Garages
Tristar

Nesham Colliers Milk
Food Giant

Fine Fare
Woolco

Minories
Savacentre

Walter Wilson
Frankie Dee’s

Fletchers
Robert Anthony

Pindar & Sons

Geordie Jeans

Denim United
Van Allen

Dickens
Forshaws

Ellerman Beeline
ICI Petrol

LAzers Choclate Shop
Borofishbar

City & Western
Shiphams Bakery

Uptons
NEEB

Radio Rentals
Gaunts Pies

Smollens, SouthBank
Jack Greenwoods, North Ormesby

Tony Bell Icecream
Alpine Pop

Stewarts the Tailors
Percey Robinson Dairy café

The Gem Shop
Mckenna & Brown

Pybus
Motsons the Butchers

Gateway
Chelsea Girl

Bruntons Dairy
Reynolds, Thornaby

Garnetts
Nimans

Bill Gates & sons
Bamboroughs

Mac Fishereres
Tilery Sports Centre

Reddifusion
Merediths

Sykes Record Shop
Presto

Just a fiver
Jean Jungle

Arthur Pierce
Hamiltons Music Store

Thirkells
L For Leather

Hepworths
Young Yorkshir

The Pram Ship
Harrisons Bournes
Claude Arms, Hartlepool

Pete’s snack bar, Stockton High Street
Lockey’s

Stockton Billingham Motors
John Wheeler Motor Company

Fordy Travel
Sunseeker Holidays

Siesta Travel
Aycliffe Stock Car

Crest Hotel

last updated: 25/09/2008 at 13:33
created: 23/10/2007

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Pam Grant
Middlesbrough shop names I remember from 1950s and after - Mac Fisheries - Linthorpe Rd.Hunters Wool Shop - Linthorpe Rd.Collingwood Jewellers - Linthorpe Rd.Tower House - Linthorpe Rd.Newhouses - Linthorpe Rd.Timothy Whites - Linthorpe Rd.Five Foot Two Fashions - Linthorpe Rd.Cresta Fashions - Linthorpe Rd.Paige Ladies Fashions - Linthorpe Rd.Van Allen Ladies Fashions - Linthorpe Rd.Dorman Stewarts Fashions - Linthorpe Rd. Dovecot Salerooms - Linthorpe Rd.Oxford Salerooms - Corporation Rd. Boots The Chemist (Just a chemist) Linthorpe Rd.Moore Groceries - Linthorpe Rd.Disco Store (ex co-op store) Linthorpe Rd.Young Yorkshire childrens fashions - Linthorpe Rd.Norman Baums outfitters - Newport Rd.Appletons Grocers - Newport Rd.Smarts Toy Shop - Newport Rd.Remember when tokens instead of cash were often used and sent through a shute to the shops office and your reciept or change were returned through the same system - it used to take ages!Many more I can remember!

allison baxter
what about hintons?

Gavin L
Stokesley Book Shop (if that indeed was the name; someone will correct me) is much missed since vanishing in 2006-ish. Just thought I'd mention that!

Neil
Jacksons Monk & Rowe, the solicitors in Queens Square (over the border)in that beautiful regency terrace next to the Port Authority buiding. This firm of solicitors was immortalised by Elvis Costello in his track "Jacksons Monk & Rowe"!

Heather Watson
How about TMS, United, Tees, Transit, they were all bus companies when I first moved here about 20 years ago.

Tees Direct Water Supplies
Mobile Lemonade delivery

richard adamson
buist motors

ron
bee line.linthorpe road

ron
baker brotherscorporation road.Gallons.brough road.

ron
baker brothers

Andy
How about Clogowski's the watch repairer of Borough Rd (I think) Fame. Or better still Gunns for buns, totally class, best pasties ever.

marie
who remembers romeo,s cafeon hartington rd

martin
what about blayney wines part of vaux group also wine cellar and berkley wines all over north east

HOLLY RAINER
I WAS IN MIDDLESBROUGH PASSING THROUGH AND WENT TO CAMPBELLS CAFE WHAT A FANTASTIC EXPERIENCE WARM FRIENDLY STAFFAND THE FOOD WAS OUTSTANDING

David Appleton
Gunners Barbers, Dovecot St.

Linda
Lowcocks popCarricks BakersDressers (Darlo & Stockton)Thornleys Toy Shop (Darlington)Zisslers butchers Fizz Bombs HintonsVauxTudor crispsScotts Greys Coaches

David Appleton
Alright, this is really giving the game away on my age but here goes :Hodgson & Downs Wine Merchants Stockton High Street and Essex St M`boro.Manchester House, Essex St. M`boroCoates & Sidgwicks, Stockton High StreetHunter Martins Mens Tailors Stockton High Street ( famed for the sale sign - Hunter Martin`s Trousers Are Down Again )Blacketts Stockton High Street Also in the High Street - Stewarts Tailors, Robinson`s, the Odeon ( one day when you are older I will tell you about the Fistful of Dollars film sign on the Odeon ), the Empire and Timothy Whites.All the best and keep up the good work - also best wishes to the long-suffering Sarah.

carol rowntree
The Emporium on Linthorpe RdThe Masham HotelStewarts Clothing shop where the Halifax is now on Linthorpe RdHintons

alan
a few more !, MACE,theCONVENIENCE STORE WELFORDS the bakers HANK SHARP travel DALES butchers G,BORO. MARTINS Bank SOUTH.CLEVE.GARAGES

Carol Rowntree
Cantor's furniture shopHunter's Wool Shop, Wilson StreetRobinson's (now Debenhams) StocktonAngie's fish & chip shop, Gilkes StreetDovecot SaleroomsWimpy barLord Raglan pubShakespeare pubNewhouses

KEZZA
Barry and Guyon on Post House Wynd - trendy designer gear

Jim
Moss and Campbell are still trading in Billingham Town Centre.

ALAN FEARNLEY
Hi John, Thought you would have had my dad on there, Fearnley Sudio. Thousands of your listeners must have his photographs on the mantlepiece. Cheers Alan.

Kezza
Is SKIPPERS still in Darlington?

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