Better by design: New uses of former Woolworths

The 99p Stores branch in Streatham may be densely merchandised but it is unfussy and very functional

When you look at the retailers that have replaced Woolworths, it’s a wonder the general store had any shoppers at all. John Ryan reports on how the new guard are making use of Woolies’ former branches.

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