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Pitsea Broadway Shop History - London Road (South side)
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A history of some of the Broadway's shop traders.

Below are some of the Broadway's past and present traders and businesses. Where it exists, photographic evidence of the shop nameboard has been used in the naming of many of the businesses. Other additional information where known is also included with each business.

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Broadway - London Road (South side)
NumberShop Name Business - Property TypeOpen
approx
Closed
approx
Brackendale AvenueBrackendale Avenue junction with the A13 London Road was lost in the creation of the A13 Vange & Pitsea by-pass.--1970s
White HouseJohn Willsner
Charles Arthur Tew - Horace Harold Tew
Bakery & Grocer
Cobbler (& at 68 High Road, Vange)
Detached house
1800s
c.1913
c.1913
Demolished 1965
Tudor NookHoward's Dairies Ltd.Dairy produce and groceries
Detached house
 Demolished
Pre-/11/1967
DaisyvilleE.W. Bostock (Edward William Bostock)
(Margaret E. Bostock) (Robert Heath)
Tobacconist and Confectioner
Confectioner
B.D. Corp. register freehold c.March 1966.
Semi-detached house
Pre-1918
Pre-1949
c.1940s
--
Demolished
Pre-/11/1967
ShopE.J. King (Edmund Joseph King)Butchers
B.D.Corp. (Pitsea Neighbourhood C.P.O. 1965 No. 4) dated 29/07/1965 issued.
B.D. Corp. register freehold c.March 1966.
Semi-detached house
c.1910Demolished
Pre-/11/1967
Sunnyside AvenueSunnyside Avenue junction with the A13 London Road was lost in the creation of the A13 Vange & Pitsea by-pass.--1970s
Zebra CrossingRemoved during the creation of the A13 Vange and Pitsea by-pass.--1970s
1 Telegraph CottageErnest & Naomi Campbell (1949)Semi-detached house 1721Demolished 1965
2 Telegraph Cottage
renamed Wembley
Frederick & Patricia Winyard (1949)Renamed Wembley (c.1908)
Semi-detached house
1721Demolished 1965
ShopF.C. Springer (Frederick Charles Springer) - Fancy RepositoryFancy goods
Single-storey side annexe
c.1920
--
1960s
Demolished
Pre-/11/1967
ShopS.C. Jones (Sidney Jones) Broadway NewsagencyStationery & Tobacco
B.D.Corp. (Pitsea Neighbourhood C.P.O. 1965 No. 4) dated 29/07/1965 issued.
Semi-detached house
 1960s
Demolished
Pre-/11/1967
Shop
 
Teas
Semi-detached house
c.19001960s
Demolished
Pre-/11/1967
The StoresHerbert J. Cook (Herbert John Cook)Post Office and Telegraph Office (c.1897 to post 1917)
Draper and Outfitter and sub-postmaster
Extension added to shop frontage c.1900s
Residence
c.18971964
Demolished
Pre-/11/1967
ShopH.F. Bedwell (Harry Frederick Bedwell)Cycle Stores
Semi-detached house
Pre-19491960s
Demolished
Pre-/11/1967
ShopClayton's (Arthur Clayton)Corn Stores
Semi-detached house
Pre-19491960s
Demolished
Pre-/11/1967
Central Stores
Broadway Stores
C. Sheldrick (Charles William Sheldrick)
Starling's Broadway Stores (Alfred Henry Ernest Starling)
Rawlinson's Broadway Stores (Percy H. Rawlinson)
Grocery & Provisions
Ironmonger (Hardware)
Hardware
Extension to shop frontage added c.1910
Detached house
c.1890s
c.1900
Pre-1949
c.1900
--
--
Demolished
Pre-/11/1967
Georgian HouseAlfred R. & Annie Tucker (1949)Detached house Pre-1949c.1965
Demolished
Pre-/11/1967
Pedestrian pathway to St. Michael's Avenue and St. Michael's ChurchRemoved during the creation of the A13 Vange and Pitsea by-pass.--1970s
Howard's Field (H.G. Howard)This field became the site of the second Pitsea Market, opened in 1969.  c.1968
Zebra CrossingLater resited on the opposite side of Station Lane as a pelican crossing.----
War MemorialThe war memorial which stood in Station Lane at the junction with the then A13 was removed to Howard Park in 1969. 18/11/19281969
1A.J. Varndell & Co. (Albert James Varndell) (L.A. Green) (& at Station Approach, Laindon)
A. Glenny & Son (Kenneth Glenny) (& at 13 High Road, Laindon)
Estate Agents & Chartered Surveyors
Estate Agents & Chartered Surveyors
c.1940s
1950s
 
3W. Newman (Westcliff-on-Sea) Ltd. (& other outlets)
(George) Mence Smith
D.M. Watson
Pitsea Video Club
Ritz Video
Blockbuster Video
T. Cribb & Sons
Hardware and Domestic Stores
Hardware and Domestic Stores
Hardware and Domestic Stores
Video film hire
Video film hire
Video and dvd films and games rental
Funeral Directors
Pre-/07/1931
c.1950s
c.1974
1985
c.1980s
c.1990s
/07/2009
c.1950s
c.1973
--
--
c.1990s
2009
Open
4Eve - Beauty Shop
A & B Taxis
Hooper Properties (relocated: 24 Station Lane)
T. Cribb & Sons
Ladies Hairdressers, beauty specialist & Stationer
Taxi Hire
Letting Agents
Funeral Directors
c.1950s
1990s
c.2012
c.2014
c.1969
c.2010s
c.2014
Open
5Long's Stores
Howard's Dairies Ltd (relocated: 9 Broadway North)
Body's (Jon M. Body)
Costcutter
Swetu - Food & Wine
Shiv - Food & Wine
Meat and food provisions
Dairy produce
Newsagent & Tobacconist
Food provisions
Off Licence & Convenience store
Newsagent, Off Licence & Convenience store
Pre-/9/1936
c.1940s
c.1960s
c.2000s
c.2012
c.2013
c.1950s
c.1960s
c.1970s
c.2011
c.2013
Open
Doorway5-8 Tudor MansionsUpper Flats 1929Accessible
6Henry McGeorge
L. Norwich
Lillibet
The Woolsac Ltd
Ladbrokes
CK Properties
Lucy's Little 'Uns
L & R Laminates & Rugs
TM Nails & Beauty
Chemist & Photography
Chemist & Photography
Wool shop
Wool shop
Bookmakers
Estate Agents
Babywear
Laminated flooring and rugs
Beauty treatment
Pre-/9/1936
c.1957
1960s
c.1970s
c.1990s
c.2000s
c.2010
c.2013
c.2014
c.1957
1960s
--
--
c.2000s
c.2012
c.2013
c.2014
Open
Broadway
Century
Granada Social Club
Gala
Cinema and Cafe
Cinema and Cafe
Bingo Hall
Bingo Hall
28/03/1929
15/02/1955
/11/1970
1991
/01/1955
31/10/1970
1991
27/07/2009
Bingo Hall Car Park
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Page added: 25/09/2015
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Text researched and written by William Cox, 2015.
Copyright © 2015, B. Cox - Basildon History Online. All rights reserved.
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