St Neots, Roper's Shop, Cambridge Street c.1965

St Neots, Roper's Shop, Cambridge Street c.1965

Neg. S37060

Memories of St Neots

Happy School Days With The Ropers

Brilliant to see this little piece of St Neots History Ropers were well known for their small shop in Cambridge Street mid 60s, As local kids from the council estates we waited in anticipation of the new ...Read full memory

A memory of St Neots

Papers

I remember collecting the Sunday papers from the back door of Ropers house before the shop was built, and an order for a cake could be placed to be made for birthdays and other occasions, I forget the name now of the lady who made these wonderful cakes.

A memory of St Neots by reest

Ferrers Avenue

My family moved to Ferrers Avenue in the late 50's and I still remember most of the people who lived there. In the days before both sides were cluttered up with parked cars we would play rounders using 4 trees as posts, all the ...Read full memory

A memory of St Neots by Wendy Mason

The Angel, St Neots

I lived in The Angel opposite and spent all of my pennies in Roper's. I remember big Fred with much fondness.

A memory of St Neots by Peter Tantram

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History

A child's paradise in the 1960s, this shop still stands just over the crossroads on the Huntingdon Road out of St Neots. It has since been a newsagents and video rental shop, and is now a fast food outlet for USA Chicken.