Caption for Worcester, High Street C1950:
The crowds present in this view suggest a Saturday morning. This is the north end of High Street, which seems to have had an abundance of shoe shops in 1950: Trueform (on the left) was a popular chain for decades, and Olivers (on the right), is still trading today - but who now remembers Dick's Central Boot Stores?
This shot of the High Street presents the signage for the Cadena Cafe, a chain of national cafes (in the 'Lyon's' mould) where shoppers met for coffee and light meals. I have fond memories of visiting the cafe with family and friends, and in particular the stairway down to the coffee lounge, below street level. The coffee (...Read full memory)
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