Tuesday, 13 May 2014

Northdown Road in Cliftonville Margate

Earlier today we went up to Northdown road in Cliftonville. I like Cliftonville always have and even now with the down turn coming to an end Northdown road has faired better than Margate High Street in my humble opinion but then what do I know? We needed  a new chain for the bathroom sink. My long suffering wife Heather has to undertake all of these small DIY jobs that in pre Multiple Sclerosis days I would have done. But now with my legs not working and being in a wheelchair my days of DIY projects are long gone. I sat in the car whilst Heather went into James Decor DIY store at the top end of Northdown Road. I like James Decor and when I was fit and able was ofter darkening their door buying odds and ends I can remember getting our garden gate there and the also cut loads of timber to size for me when I made fitted shelves and a writing desk in our daughter bedroom. James Decor have been in Northdown Road for around fifty years and like Harringtons in Broadstairs must be the longest serving hardware stores in Thanet. I used to call on James Decor nearly forty years ago when I was working as a sales representative selling varnish for Sterling Roncraft and it did what it said on the tin. Well James Decor for me is well worth visiting and if you have a need for DIY goods support your local shops rather than the likes of B&Q
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  2. I remember when the current shop was a car showroom and James Décor was in Sweyn Road close to where Cookes Estate Agent is now. And on the opposite corner on the same side of Northdown Road was Harringtons the Butcher.

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  3. My wife was discussing with the shop owner about the old shop and we know one of the girls who worked there, our children are the same ages. I remember Harringtons I used to be a butcher and looked at a shop to buy in Northdown Road, that takes me back to a different life time.

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