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Friern Barnet Photo Archive

High Road, North Finchley
The Friern Barnet Photo Archive
High Road, North Finchley

Number 825. This photograph, probably taken in the late 1950s, shows the interior of the new-style supermarkets (Express Dairy brochure)
Picture added on 19 November 2009 at 17:00
If this photo was taken in North Finchley, then it's almost certainly of the Premier Supermarket which opened around 57 or 58. There was a coffee bar on one side where they served drinks in, the then new, unbreakable melamine cups and saucers. And I think that this was one of the very first supermarkets to open in the UK. Pity there are no views of the outside. And Sainsbury's, with their window opening on the street and ladies in white hairnets, was just a couple of doors away at the junction with Friern Park.
Added by Shamus Dark on 19 July 2010
Would this have been the Home & Colonial store?
Added by Tanuj Shah on 19 March 2020
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