Broomhall Shops over the Years

Broomhall has always been famous for its shops. In Victorian times, Broomhall Street was full of shops all the way into town. As new communities arrived from around the world, many set up shops in the area, many of which are still there today.

Listen here to people’s memories of Broomhall’s shops

This page was added by Jennie Beard on 22/06/2015.

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  • I lived on broomhall street next door to Elliots hairdresser and 3 doors from the Albert inn (also Elliots) we lived there from1943 till 1962 when they rehoused us
    We were the Harrisons Pat, Jean, Graham, and Carol,also our cousin Peter goodhead stayed with us, we all went to Springfield school . These photos bring lots of memories back .

    By Jean Gaitens (ne Harrison) (31/01/2016)
  • I’m pretty sure the unnamed shopkeeper is Ahmed Yafai. Also may be worth saying that Ahmed = Yafai. Same shop, same owner, I think.

    By Chris Richardson (23/10/2015)

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