Shopping in the 1960s

Memories of shops and shopping when I was growing up in 1960s Twickenham (London UK)

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Strawberry Hill

From memory, these were the shops at Strawberry Hill in the early 1960. For more on this see the SHRA paper A history of shopping in Strawberry Hill

Tower Road west side. This group was destroyed by bombing in WW2 and rebuilt (Rochester House 1953)

Tower Road east side north of station from station - Wellesley Parade, built 1934

Tower Road east side south of station from station

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Twickenham and Teddington

In no particular order

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Past times

Things that are now just memories

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Discounts

In the UK Resale Price Maintenance (RPM) was legal until the mid-1960s so where the manufacturer set a minimum price you would pay the same price for something wherever you bought it. Various ways round this were legal though:

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