the High Street TRADERS (2)

KIRK SQUARE.......TAE THE ABBEY

On this page we'll make some attempt to list the businesses who have occupied the various premises on our main street over the years. We may of course fail miserably - so maybe you can help ....

High Street map 1822

High Street 1822

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167

Abbey National (-2003-)
169 ?
The Blue Bell Inn (-1850s-)
171
Ozzy's Fashions/S'boardg (?-2003-)
173
Arbroath Menswear (-2006)
Valys Menswear (2006-)
176-178
Superdrug (-2003-)
177
BritishHeartFoundation (-2003-)
178
'Birthdays', cards etc (-2003-2010)
'Semichem' (cos & toiletries) (2010-)
181
British Heart Foundation (-2006-)
182
Andrew G Kidd, cafe (1967-?)
The Curtain Track (1990-?)
JoyalanHouseholdTextiles (-2003-)
JM Bakery (2010-)
183-185
Farmfoods (-2003-)
186
Stewart Gellatly, bookseller (1846-52)
Clachan Bar (-1950s-)
Hype, clothes (-2003-)
Crafters Caboodle (2004/07-)
188
Brunch 'n' Lunch ( ? -2003-?)
Finishing Touches ( ? -2007-)
189
A. Sangster, watches (-1961/70-)
Strachans, jewellers ( ?-2007-)
192
Arbroath Video Library (1982-?)
Charlie's Sole & Heel (late 1980s)
Timpsons, shoe rprs, keys ( ?-2003/07-)
193
K. Falconer, butcher (-2003-)

ABBEYGATE SHOPPING CENTRE

opened on the 13th November 1984.

Unit ?
Co-op Travel Agents ( ?-2003)
Unit 1
Shoefayre ( ?-2003-)
Unit 2
Travelcare ( ?-2003-?)
Subway, cafe (2005-) Units 3 & 4 
Card Warehouse (?-2007-)
Unit 5
The Clarks Shop, shoes ( ?-2003-)
Unit 6
Lunn Poly, travel ( ?-2003-?)
Thomson, travel ( ?-2007-)
Unit 7
Arbroath Post Office (1998-2009)
Unit 8 
Cumming (Leven) (-2003-)
The Turret, clothes & f'wear (?-2007-)
Unit 9
Semichem, cosm & Toileteries (?-'07-'10)
Unit 10
Fads, decorating ( ?-2003-)
Colin M Smith, elec appl's. (?-2007-)
Unit 11
Iceland Foods (1992-)
Units 12-13
DorothyPerkins,Ls/wear (?-2003/06-)
Units 14-15
Burtons Ms/wear ( ?-2003-)
Unit 16
Abbeygate Superstore(Co-op)( ?-2003-)
Units 17-18
David's, sports goods ( ?-2003-)
Ethel Austin, clothes etc (?-2007-)
Unit 18
Specsavers (?-2007-)

194 
John(Jas?) D Fox, grocer, wine & spirit (-1897/early 1900s)
John Menzies, n/agent (1956-86)
H Samuel (1986-)
195
G. Salmond, baker & conf. (-1897-)
McKays Stores (-2003-)
196
John Menzies (1986-98)
W H Smith (1998-)
195-197
Coopers Fine Fare (1968-?)
McKay's, clothes
M & Co (McKays new name) (2006-)
200
Stylo Barrett Shoes ( ?-2003-)
203
Going Places, travel ( ?-2003-)
207
Coopers (1964-1968?)
SouthSeaChineseRestr (1967-85)
Shield & Kyd, solicitors ( ?-2003-)
209
Lloyds Pharmacy ( ?-2003-)
211
Goodfellow & Steven ( ?-2003/07-)
212
SydneyAnderson,IceCream (1954-9)
R S Cargill, sweet shop (1959-73)
Cargill Restaurant (1973-85)
Cancer Research (-2003-)
Shoe Zone (-2012-)
Card Factory (cards, posters) (-2012-)
213
Semi-Chem, drug store (-2011)
214
PhotoFactory(McKinnon) ( ?-2003/07)
Jessop Photographic (2006-09)
unoccupied (at Jan 2012)
215
Dolland&Aitchison,opt's ( ?-2003/07)
216
Blairdene g/house & restr ( -1970/2005)
217
Boots ( chemist ) (-2012-)
218
One to One, hairdr. ( ?-2003/12-)
219
The Chicken Shop ( ?-2006-?)
The Arbroath Deli ( ?-2007-)
Stitchmaster (dressmaking, alts) (-2010)
Abbey Blinds & Designs (2011-)
220
Halifax B. Soc. (1980s -)
220-222
Ladbrokes, bookmaker (2006-)
221
D Taylor (-1930s-)
D & J Whitton (-1930s-)
TheWishingWell,cards (1979-2005)
Irene's Lingerie (2005-)
Zeb (fashion) (-2012-)
225
Chita Bros (1971-?)
China Corner (1994-)
The Corner House (delicatessen) (2010-)
226
Lipton, grocer (1962-?)

227

PDSA ( ?-2006-)
229
Holland & Barrett (1996 -)
230
Paul Coppola, confections (1900s)
231
D2, clothes ( ? -2003- )
unoccupied (at Jan 2012)
233
Your More Store ( ?-2003-)
Fastburger, restaurant (1988-?)
Fads, decorating (?-2007)
William Hill ( b'maker) (-2012-)
236
HV Lefevre, tobacconist (-1980s)
Card & Craft Design ( ?-2007-)
Stitchmaster (dressmaking, alts) (-2011-)
238
The Kist ( ?-2007-?)
Abbey Gifts ( ?-2007-12-)
240  Dwellings
241
Templeton, supermarket (-1980-)
242
Donald Robertson, licenced grocer
  (1954-1976)
Victoria Wine Shop (1976-?)
Haddows, off licence ( ?-2005)
Openwork, mortgage agent (2006-)
Mortgages For All ( ?-2007-)

Keith & Blackman's Foundry was demolished in Apr '66. & replaced by new shops at (uneven) nos. 243-247.
243
Wimpy, burger restr. (1970-2010)
244
Alex Pert, wet fish shop (1961-2006)
run in later yrs by Ian & Betty Pert.
245
DP&L Travel (1981-)
unoccupied (at Jan 2012)
246-254
Living Images, furnishings ( ?-2005)
Nickel & Dime (2005-name changed '10)
Dzine (2010)
247
The Oriental Bar - proprietors:
D.A. Gouck (-1897- 1900)
Ralph Gouck (1900-1907)
G.K. Black (1907-1925)
Alex McIntosh (1925-1926)
William Baillie (1926-1938)
H. Coburn (1938 - 1950 or 51)
James Muirhead (1954 - ?)
Tom Swankie ( ? - 1964)
William Coutts (1964 - 1966)
  (pub demolished 1966)
Templeton ( supermarket ) (post 1966 -)
Scottish Hydro Electric (1971-)
249
T Brown&Sons, pet shop (1959-2007-)
250-254
Migrant Hostel (2006-)
255
'Arbroath Guide' (1989)
Irene's Lingerie (2000-05)
S'thing Old S'thing New (2006-)
256
Yule, newsagents (1960)
Premier Printers ( ?-2006-)
257
Grace Patterson, Florist (1980-06)
Mary Beattie, florist (2006-)
257-265 Thornton,outf'tr,Furn (-1970-)
258
Fabrica, gifts,bouquets (-1970-)
Waterwood Design ( ?-2003-? )
Sewing & Fabric Centre (2003-)
261
Baked Potato Shop ( ?-2003-?)
Cafe Marmaris (2006-)
262
CafeKitKat,Snacks,IceCream(60s /1971 -)
Whittakers, optometrists (1989-)
264
National Bar/Thistle Lounge (-1966-)
Proprietors:
William Coutts (1966 - ?)
265
Kute Kids (1997-)
265a
Conservative Office ( ?-2003/07-)
267
Shopacheck, fin. ser's (-2003-)
Park Fast Cash Ltd ( ?-2006-)
268
National Bar (1960s-2003-)
Beckets (2006-)
269
Barnardos Hopscotch Proj (-2003-)
271
Frank Mcdiarmid,pic.fram. ( ?2003-?)
Turnkey Gallery ( ?-2007-)
273
Athole Bakery (-2003-)
Angus Country Sports (2005-)
Northern Light Bookshop (2009-)
274
Tom Clarke & Sons (1911-?)
Arbr.Cycle&TackleCentre (1987-03?)
MarieKnight, bridal gowns (2005-06)
Flynn Russo, sol's (2006-)
277
Truffles ( ? )
'277 Cafe' (1992-)
280
Swinton, insurance ( ?-1995/07-)
281
Lowdens (1964-88)
ArbroathVideo & Cafe (1988-05)
Outdoor Action (Scot) Ltd (2005-)
284
Klepto & Son ( ? )
Lawrence, tartans ( ?-2003-?)
Brokehead HQ, skatebrding (2005-)
286
Headquarters, hairdr. (-2003/07-)
288
Sporting Look ( ?-2003-)
Shaks (Hair & beauty) (2012 -)
290
(Colin) Keillor Graphics ( ?-2003-)
Screen Workshop ( ?-2003/06-)

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