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the other Maxims!
Photo: BMcDonough
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Item #: 15076
Before the planners got to it!

Comment by: josie pennington nee beckett on 17th June 2010 at 21:25

brian , is that where the yorkshire bank is now?

Comment by: Linda Barty on 18th June 2010 at 01:34

It used to be an upmarket undies shop - my mum worked there for a while.

Comment by: Gerry on 18th June 2010 at 09:45

I worked next door to the right when it was Peter Pell,s about 1969/70

Comment by: BMcdonough on 18th June 2010 at 11:46

Josie the building was opposite what is now the Grand Arcade next door but one was McCandlish cake/pies shop!

Comment by: irene roberts nee griffiths on 18th June 2010 at 11:53

Been trying to get hold of you to thank you for the Ince Green Lane pic...I was on holiday when you posted it. Absolutely thrilled with it; many thanks.

Comment by: Mark Conroy on 18th June 2010 at 12:40

What year would this be?

Comment by: danni on 18th June 2010 at 21:11

looking at the shoes early 70's

Comment by: Dennis Miller on 19th June 2010 at 05:20

So what is Maxims in the photograph in later years was Dixons?

Comment by: Joe G on 19th June 2010 at 10:20

Previous to Maxims that used to be Maltbys wine and spirit shop,later on it became Maxims,then Dixons,

Comment by: Mick on 19th June 2010 at 14:48

Maxims was also the Brook Street Bureau employment agency, in the late 1970s.

Comment by: Gerry on 20th June 2010 at 09:35

Wasn't Dixons next door? Joe G

Comment by: Duncan on 31st January 2011 at 14:43

Dixon's was in the Maxim's shop in the late 80s and 90s, McCandlish's shop was further along in a black and white building. I can remember this shop selling posh ladie's stuff way back in the 60s.

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