Shopping in the West Marsh

Corner Shops – Clip 1

The prime time of the West Marsh was also the prime time for corner shops. But they weren’t just on street corners. They were everywhere, in every street and they sold literally everything. Jackie (Hockney) says no-one had to move out of the Marsh to buy things. ….

Shops Everywhere – Clip 2

Shops were in the blood of Christine Plant’s family. They had several on the marsh and in other parts of the town. As a child the young Christine had to help in what became her mother’s grocery shop in Lord Street…..