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Look through any window…

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Windows, like mirrors, can sometimes reflect bits of everyday life that otherwise go unnoticed, or become lost in history.  Here at burnley Colne Road in 1969, the windows of the branch are particularly clean, and give us a tiny glimpse into 1960s sales culture – long before the days of the warehouse style “retail outlets” that have grown like a rash over our towns and cities, Burnley’s Discount Shoes is showing us a simple message – shoes, at a discount – exactly what it says on the shop!   Colne Road is another of Craven District’s very appealing branches, and having stood the test of time, there is a branch of Barclays still open in Colne Road today, although at a different address...

 

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Branch Images © Barclays Ref: 0033/0116

 

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Title:

Type:

Address:

Index Number and District:

Hours:

 

Telephone:

Services:

Manager:

11-36-20 Burnley Colne Road 

Sub to 11-36-20 Burnley

111 Colne Road Burnley Lancashire

104 Craven

Mon to Fri 1000-1300

Saturday 0930-1100

Burnley 27515

No Nightsafe

Mr C D Mudd Manager (Burnley)

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1908

3 January 1928

15 December 1969

June 1977

Currently

Opened by Lancashire and Yorkshire Bank

Martins Bank Limited

Barclays Bank Limited 20-15-70 Burnley 8 Manchester Road

Closed and moved to Barclays 214 Colne Road

Property Empty

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