St Helens – Store 142

59 – 69 Church Street, St Helens, Lancashire

In 1923 Woolworths opened in St Helens on Church Street. It started off as a small store.

St Helens Woolworths 1924

St Helens Woolworths 1924

Source: Historic England

In 1960 the store was extended and had a huge makeover. Below you will see photos of the store over the decades.

St Helens Woolworths 1960

St Helens Woolworths 1960

Source: St Helens Local History and Archives Library

St Helens Woolworths 1963

St Helens Woolworths 1963

St Helens Woolworths 1960s

St Helens Woolworths 1960s

 

St Helens Woolworths 1982

St Helens Woolworths 1982

Source: Flickr

The store closed in December 2008.

St Helens Woolworths 2009

St Helens Woolworths 2009

Source: Flickr

It became a Poundland but this since moved into the nearby shopping centre, so the building is currently empty.

St Helens Former Woolworths

St Helens Former Woolworths

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