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New shop opening: Hardware & DIY store where Riley's used to be

Started this discussion. Last reply by Adrian Essex on Thursday. 5 Replies

The new fit-out has started already. With Bishops and Patels very close by and well-established, I wonder how this one will fare.And will they make a good job of repairing their own rotted window…Continue

Tags: #newshops

Co-op Door

Started Sep 22, 2018 0 Replies

Someone has taken agin ....…Continue

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Of Special Interest downsizing

Started this discussion. Last reply by Adrian Essex Sep 1, 2018. 1 Reply

This probably deserves a thread of its own. For the backstory and photos, check out the earlier…Continue

 

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Adrian Essex replied to N8Princess's discussion New shop opening: Hardware & DIY store where Riley's used to be
"It says "Keep Out". Might be a popular line, though I had another excellent experience in Bishop's today buying picture hanging bits and bobs. I doubt if next-door-to-rileys could compete."
Thursday
Mark Crouch End replied to N8Princess's discussion New shop opening: Hardware & DIY store where Riley's used to be
"Okay I'll bite. An everyday object seen from an unusual angle? Fire extinguishers? An enormous adze? Rolls of emery paper? Replacement parts for Polaris? "
Thursday
Adrian Essex replied to N8Princess's discussion New shop opening: Hardware & DIY store where Riley's used to be
"Glimpsed in the window today"
Thursday
Adrian Essex replied to N8Princess's discussion New shop opening: Hardware & DIY store where Riley's used to be
"Those in Muswell Hill are greatly exercised by the impending closure of Clarks Shoe Shop. Though a quick search of Zoopla suggests many fewer shops to let in Muswell Hill than in Crouch End . The Ham and High article by Sam Volpe is here"
Jan 16
Adrian Essex replied to N8Princess's discussion New shop opening: Hardware & DIY store where Riley's used to be
"Damn, I wanted to post this under the heading "Probably just a passing Fads" in honour of a previous diy store from years ago roughly where Gregg's is now. I couldn't remember its name but Linda Grant did."
Jan 15
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New shop opening: Hardware & DIY store where Riley's used to be

The new fit-out has started already. With Bishops and Patels very close by and well-established, I wonder how this one will fare.And will they make a good job of repairing their own rotted window surround.See More
Jan 15
N8Princess replied to Adrian Essex's discussion Earl Haig - has never been over the top, but Antic are now beating a retreat
Jan 5
N8Princess replied to Rob Jackson's discussion Another shop goes bust
"Sad to see another small business go under. Companies House shows it went into liquidation in October.  Researching a little further, I found this article about their second branch in Turnham Green which opened in 2017. Perhaps expansion…"
Dec 22, 2018
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Co-op Door

Someone has taken agin ....See More
Sep 22, 2018
N8Princess replied to Adrian Essex's discussion Sight Lines on the Niddle Noddle Planter - @niddlenoddle @haringeycyclist
"Brilliant sight lines right now. Hurricane Ali has completely flattened all the barriers."
Sep 19, 2018
Adrian Essex replied to N8Princess's discussion Thought-provoking short film about conditions and security at the Tottenham Lane YMCA.
"Hard to know what to think about this. As a halfway house the YMCA is bound to have problems from time to time, but do they justify a lengthy film by the BBC? I wonder if there are stories to be told of "Oh yes, staying at the Y in Crouch End…"
Sep 14, 2018
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Thought-provoking short film about conditions and security at the Tottenham Lane YMCA.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/stories-45477540/the-ymca-hostel-accused-of-failing-the-young-homeless"This BBC investigation reveals claims that the YMCA North London is failing the young people that live there."As the largest provider of supported and safe accommodation in England for young people, the YMCA plays a big role in tackling youth…See More
Sep 14, 2018
N8Princess replied to N8Princess's discussion Crouch End Cellars reboot
Sep 9, 2018
N8Princess replied to N8Princess's discussion Crouch End Cellars reboot
Sep 9, 2018
Adrian Essex replied to N8Princess's discussion Of Special Interest downsizing
"Of Special Interest seems to have disappeared from the estate agents' notices but this search on Rightmove reveals a number of going concerns on the market including Roxanne, Highland Estates and Bespoke Dry Cleaners. Edith's House…"
Sep 1, 2018
N8Princess replied to Adrian Essex's discussion We've got the @TimeSpaceCo but do we have the passing trade? @KERB_
"We took a look at the Kerb market today and were underwhelmed. £11 for a steak sandwich, anyone?  Maybe a dozen stalls, several of them offering pizza. It wasn't crowded and that was late morning into lunchtime with the sun shining.…"
Sep 1, 2018

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