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Coop Chemist 1957

What we know about this image :

On the corner of York Road and Victoria Road, the large Coop Chemist building opened on February 7th 1957. It was built on the site of North View which from the 1890s had been a private girls' school. 

The shop was a flagship store, the West Hartlepool Coop Society Drug and Dispensing Department opening a shop at 110 York Rd in 1922, followed by Cornwall St, then in 1938 Chatham Rd, Elwick Rd and Oxford Rd in 1947 and in 1949 the  West View Chemists' shop.

Date (of image) : 7/2/1957

Donor : Hartlepool Museum Service

Creator : NDM


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