36 – 42 Linthorpe Road

36 – 42 Linthorpe Road. Image Credit : Rachel Deakin
36 – 42 Linthorpe Road from street level. Image Credit : Vicky Holbrough

J Hedley and Co Advertisement, 1880s.

This row of shops was originally the J. Hedley department store, which sold silks, linens and carpeting. It was destroyed by fire on 11th February 1889 and the present building, in the Northern Renaissance style, put up in its place in late 1889.

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