Ambleside shops during the last century
How the shops have changed with time.
compiled by Joan Newby
- Robertson's Unicom Cafe - Peggy's confectioner and Cafe
- Backhouse Pottery shop - Guest house - Outdoor shop.
- Co-op Drapery shop - Rodney Kirk painter and decorator
- Osgerby car accessories - Restaurant
- Jack Staveley greengrocer - Flights - John Bell - Rumneys - Dorothy Foster florist - Summit Treks outdoor shop.
- Mudd's fish shop - Dixon's butcher - Clayton's
- Stalkers furniture, joiner, undertaker. - Sanderson and Dixon photographer and fancy goods - Turner's gifts - Shinglers gifts
- Co-op grocer still the Co-op
- Johnnie Thornton grocer - Miss Bland milliner - Sharpe's salad bar and cafe - Renee Barton Epicure cafe - Ann Wilson cafe - The Epicentre outdoor clothing
- Martins (Tinny's) ironmonger (was formally at the top of Church St)
- Whittaker's grocer - Bewicks - Rothwells - Spar
- Taylor and Bispham hardware and cycles - Fell Jenkinson's ladies' clothing and hairdresser - Frank Heap confectioner - Frank Davies the first outdoor clothing shop
Round the corner into Milians Park Taylor and Bispham cycles, radios, had a Penny Farthing bicycle outside for hire, (this shop is now integrated into the Climbing shop.
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