photo © Anthony ‘Nan’ Morland
Sheila Maile… Where Town Trip is now
Sandra Francis… Well I didn’t live here then, but we had one in Tunbridge Wells too! Today’s culture is all throw it away and buy new, but then it was make do and mend, and businesses like this thrived
Jackie Hersee… I remember when it was in George Street
Perri Ann Haste… Jackie, Me too! I used to love looking in there.
Pauline Richards… didn’t it move to George Street. From here.
Merv Kennard… Just up the road from my house in North Terrace.
Jenny Power… Used to go up there to get spare action man hands and new gear plus different sindy parts as well..a great shop!
Diane Cook… Oh god loved this shop memes my big doll
Claire O’Hatch… Didn’t I take one of my toys there? I’m sure I remember another entrance at the side of the building
Sally Harvey… I know we bought toys from there
Evelyn Ann Astell… Always went in there with my nan, then it became a betting shop if I remember rightly, as we lived in North terrace .
Julie Findlay-jones… I remember when it was in George Street, my dad took my favourite doll to be mended, when he picked it up the dolls hair had been changed from black to blond theyed put the wrong head on I was devastated .
Heather Sidery… We had one in Sheffield!
Lyn Farkley Appleyard… Heather, We had one in Worcester too….Broad Street.
Mick O’Dowd… Wasn’t there one in Ore Village where the chippie is now?
John Wilde… They fixed a teddies eye 1973
Angela Frances Gardner… I remember it moving to George Street.
Steve Hamilton… Opposite Weavers between Old London Road and Priory Road right? In 1990 that was were I met the girl I was seeing, as a handy midpoint between both our houses, when the AA started to refuse to come out and deal with my Datsun’s many issues (you get a letter after 8 callouts since you asked)…
Dave Nattress… Yes, very well as my late Dad worked on the conversion of the building from whatever it was to become the Dolls Hospital. A very long time ago! Dads been gone 40 year.
Tracy Birrell… I remember it well.
Lynda Caine… O yes I remember it well, another part of my childhood. I would walk through the woods from Broomgrove estate and pass it with my friends on our way down to the old town, happy days
Mick Turner… Was that not be a off Licence before?
Merv Kennard… Yes it was, but can’t put a date on it. Pos early 70s.
Carole Hamer… Me
Sally Knight… Happy memories