Cleethorpes Woolworths – Store 774

26-28 High Street, Cleethorpes, South Humberside DN35 8JN

Woolworths opened in the seaside town in Cleethorpes in 1952. This was post-war and they opened in a former cinema. The cinema itself has quite a history which you can read about here.

Cleethorpes Woolworths 1957

Source: Avery, K ( Woolworths History and Pictures) Photo from Jill Smith

This staff photo is from the front steps of the store.

Cleethorpes Woolworths 1969

Source: Briggs, C. (via Grimsby Live)

You can read more about the store in this post on Woolworths History and Pictures. Woolworths moved out of these premises in around 1969/70 and today Wetherspoons are in the building, keeping the original cinema look.

Cleethorpes Former Woolworths


33-37 High Street, Cleethorpes, South Humberside DN35 8JN

The new brown building was at numbers 33-37. They traded here until the end, closing on 30th December 2008.

Cleethorpes Woolworths 2000s

Source: Grimsby Live

Today BOYES is in the building.

Cleethorpes Former Woolworths

One Comment Add yours

  1. Excellent stuff Sabrina.
    Much appreciated.

    Liked by 1 person

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