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No Longer Being Served.

Blandford businesses where you can no longer be served:

A Cherry – draper, Salisbury Street.

Alex J Hicks – outfitters & cafĂ©, West Street.

Art Shop – art & models, Salisbury Street/White Cliff Mill Street.

Ashford – draper, Market Place.

Backway – draper, Salisbury Street.

Blandford Radio – radio & television, Market Place.

L Bunce – footwear, Salisbury Street.

Chamen & Richards -  wine & spirits, the Close.

Cleal - confectionary, Salisbury Street.

C Collier – butcher, East Street.

Durden – grocer, Durden’s Corner.

Eyers & Kerridge – clocks & watches, Salisbury Street.

E Jeans – tobacconist & confectionaries, Market Place.

Fianders – garage, White Cliff Mill Street.

Fricker – baker, Market Place.

Hobbs – stationers, Salisbury Street.

Lindsay & Dalryple – ironmonger, Market Place.

John Lewis Marsh – brewer, Bryanston Street.

L Jay – tobacconist & confectionaries, Oakfield Street.

Loader - newsagent, East Street.

People's - butcher, Salisbury Street.

Phillips - chemist, East Street.

Philvic – garage, White Cliff Mill Street.

S Pond – ironmonger, Market Place.

Southern Electricity Board – showroom, Market Place.

Southern Gas Board – showroom, Damory Street.

T Nesbitt – photographer, Salisbury Street.

T G Barnett – coal merchant, Victoria Road.

Wareham & Arscott – grocer, Salisbury Street.

Wheeler – clocks & watches, Market Place.

Ye Old Pork Shop - Salisbury Street.

(Illustration: Fianders Garage, White Cliff Mill Street)


  1. Barnett was in Edward Street, corner Alexandra Street, 60s/70s, not sure it was ever Victoria Road.

    1. Agreed, although the family lived in Victoria Road.

  2. Art shop was where Hairdressers is on corner of split in roads across from Kings Arms, it was my Grandmother's shop.

  3. Art shop was opposite Long:s Arms, owned by my Grandmother

  4. Art shop was on the corner on Whitecliff Mill Street and Salisbury Street, it was my Grandmother's shop. It closed in the 1960s.

  5. You missed out Gracey's
    Chemist and SANMICHELLE Boutique!!
    SANMICHELLE was my late mums shop.. She passed away at the young age of 38... When I was just 14rs.

  6. Who remembers H.C. Cleal a sweet shop in Salisbury street near to where Parkers Iron mongers shop was.

  7. Peter Early,Dave Leslie,Sparrow Amey,Mr Jolly,South Western Farmers to name but a few

  8. Please include Mr People, the butcher in Salisbury Street, where Hambledon Gallery is now. I moved here in 1976. Mr People always wore a boater hat and one always got a very warm welcome in the shop. And also the Ford family at Ye Olde Pork Shop further down Salisbury Street where the gem shop is now. They were famous for their pork pies and sausages but they also made wonderful cheese and onion pies.

  9. Frisby shoe shop in the market place


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