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Woolies, post extension

This looks like it was taken after Woolies was extended to its present vastness. But is it just me, or did it sell more stuff back then? [Date originally estimated at 1975, updated to 1982 following comments below]
Picture added on 21 September 2005
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I would say a bigger variety back then Fraser
Added by Hazel on 12 March 2008
I would have thought the extension was later than that, because I'm sure I mind going in there just after it happened - the record department was just round to the right where the boxes of chocolates are now, wasn't it?

In 1975 I would only have been about 2 or 3.
Added by Alison Ritchie on 12 March 2008
From memory, I think it was 1981 / 82 that we worked on the extension.
Added by Alastair on 13 March 2008
In 1982 Woolworth's advertised for 15 new members of staff when they put on the extension. I applied and got a job, and started on 11th Oct 1982. It was Mrs Wenzel who interviewed me, and Mr.Quaye was the manager.
Then there the refurbishment in 1992, the year before I retired.
Added by Isobel Irvine on 13 March 2008
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