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Midland Red
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31 of 36  Tue 14th Nov 2017 8:30am  
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scrutiny
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32 of 36  Fri 29th Dec 2017 9:33am  
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Hi TonyS, in response to your quote no 30. You are correct about the bowling alley position. It took me a while to figure it out because I was sure you got to it from the Cov market car park. There was a bridge walkway, you can still see part of it sticking out from the back end of Iceland and the barrier missing from the corner of the car park. Bit of a delay but still trying to catch up, hope everyone had a nice Christmas. Cheers
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Midland Red
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33 of 36  Fri 29th Dec 2017 5:18pm  
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There was a door at ground level on Rover Road - I think it's still there although boarded up - and you could also enter directly from the carpark on the roof of the market (that link has long gone) Thumbs up
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Mick Strong
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34 of 36  Sun 1st Nov 2020 5:02pm  
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Adding to this topic. The supermarket underneath the Victoria Road bowling alley was Victor Value
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Slim
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35 of 36  Sun 1st Nov 2020 8:32pm  
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I can remember it being Anthony Jackson's supermarket, an el cheapo place, before Kwik Save arrived. Many years before, actually. I believe Victor Value bought them out or took over.
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36 of 36  Sun 1st Nov 2020 9:09pm  
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Victor Value has been mentioned previously elsewhere in the forum. Enter ‘Victor Value’ into the search box (top left) to bring up these posts. Thumbs up
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