Stowmarket Woolworths – Store 789

26-30 Market Place, Stowmarket, Suffolk
IP14 1DJ

Woolworths opened in Stowmarket in 1952. The building they were in was formerly a coaching inn, and then a family business called Turner & Co.

Stowmarket Woolworths 1953

The store was modernised, as you can see in the photo below.

Stowmarket Woolworths 1960

Source: Francis Frith

The store lasted until the end, closing in December 2008.

Stowmarket Woolworths 2008

Today Peacocks is in the former Woolies building.

Stowmarket Former Woolworths

Source: East Anglian Daily Times

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