King Street

Subject: Townscape

Gallery: 1970 - 2000

Catalogue ref: pa691

Inside the very traditional ironmongers, Dixon and Scott. The service was excellent and if the staff could not find what you wanted they might take you down the long passageway at the rear to where there was a showroom (now a cycle shop) and a further warehouse across Hamilton Road. Its closure was great loss to the town. New apprentices of Percy Brown the builder were sent to Dixons to collect a glass hammer, left handed screws and a sky hook.