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Shop on Broomhouse Crescent 1955

Shop on Broomhouse Crescent  1955

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One of the few other shops, in the 1950s,on or near the Estate.

Thanks to Stuart Leadbetter for the photo.

Stuart Laidlaw Added by Stuart Laidlaw

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    helen kelly

    we called them the wee shops its where we met up
    back in early 70s also where we bought our play peice
    i can reember getting a 2p
    from there when we went decimal
    no mobiles back then

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