Shops and shopping

How has shopping changed over the years? Find out in this section.

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Butchers Shops
In Letchworth, the Butchers' shops of the early 1900s were much the same as Victorian Butchers' markets.
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Hardware & Electricals
Letchworth Garden City has always sold hardware products.
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High Street Chains
Letchworth has had a number of chain stores from its early days
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Leys Avenue
Images from the past
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Shop till you drop?
Old Letchworth shops
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Womenswear
From drapers and dressmakers to milliners and shoe shops, over the last 100 years Letchworth has had a variety of shops to cater to women's taste for clothes and fashion. Early Letchworthians had few options.