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shirlton

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Pound Shop
« on: July 28, 2008, 08:31:16 »
Guess what folks, we are to have a pound shop in Sutton Coldfield and on the Parade. The Marks and Spencer Brigade were p***ed off enough when Aldi opened up.(They do go in there but they bring their purchases out in a Marks And Spencers bag.)lol. They reckon these shops lower the tone of the area. I can't wait for it to open. I can start at Wilkie's and finish up in there.
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Re: Pound Shop
« Reply #1 on: July 28, 2008, 08:55:21 »
we're working backwards to you, got 2 pound shops and the wilkies is only opening in autumn  ;D
mind you, we do have 3 nettos, 2 aldis and 3 lidls within driving distance  ;D

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Re: Pound Shop
« Reply #2 on: July 29, 2008, 20:24:01 »
It sounds as though that lot need their tone lowered for them!

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Re: Pound Shop
« Reply #3 on: July 30, 2008, 17:29:52 »
If they can manage a Pound shop in Boldmere then you commoners in Sutton Coldfield shouldn't be complaining  ;D

To be honest the shopping centre in Sutton is its own worst enemy.  My mate used to run a very good and successful bike shop there.  Until, that is, they decided to double the rents over night with no prior warning.  Meant that he had to shut down right away, sutton lost its bike shop and the owners of the premisies lost their rent.

Give it another four or five years and Sutton will be the new Erdington  ::)

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Re: Pound Shop
« Reply #4 on: July 30, 2008, 17:39:03 »
Didcot amazes me, even though its in the heart of the rolling downs by no means is it a qaint north wessex market town... Only a wilko's managed to sneak in under the fence a few years ago - but thats it, no Lidls, Aldi's not even a proper paand shop (well it does have a small independant one...).
« Last Edit: July 30, 2008, 17:43:53 by keef »
Straight outt'a compton - West Berkshire.

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Re: Pound Shop
« Reply #5 on: July 30, 2008, 18:33:35 »
Just look at the clothes shops though, Keef.  No class there at all, unsurprisingly.   ;)  Mind you, there's a fine selection of charity shops wherein I have acquired many a bargain (not in the clothing line, obviously). 

What independent shop?  or are you thinking of the one in Wantage?
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Re: Pound Shop
« Reply #6 on: July 31, 2008, 16:10:55 »
On the way up to WH Smith's on the one sided high street - next door to the butchers that sells meat that makes your nose bleed.
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Re: Pound Shop
« Reply #7 on: July 31, 2008, 16:50:40 »
Ah, "The Value House".  Not really a shop, though.  Some of their stuff's not particularly cheap either.  Wilko's is better.

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Re: Pound Shop
« Reply #8 on: July 31, 2008, 17:43:02 »
Wrexham must be struggling. Last time I was there the Pound Shop had closed down.  couldn't stand the competition from the 99p shop

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Re: Pound Shop
« Reply #9 on: August 05, 2008, 10:37:50 »
Where I live they are moaning about a Tesco`s  Finest. 

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Re: Pound Shop
« Reply #10 on: August 05, 2008, 13:09:25 »
My pound shop is always closing down, only to open a few weeks later 'under new management'.
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Re: Pound Shop
« Reply #10 on: August 05, 2008, 13:09:25 »