Alger & Blackmore Hardware Shop No 28 Westgate - a Memory of Gloucester.
'The Grate People'. Famous for cooking ranges, fireplaces etc as well as general ironmongery. Opened in 1905, wound-up in 1965. Started by my great-grandfather & partner from the west country. There is a re-creation of the shop in Gloucester Folk Museum nearby. Although the shop looks nothing like the original, they do have authentic items on display. The site is now a Nationwide building society branch and no trace of the original frontage remains.
A memory shared by on Sep 6th, 2015.
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