Down The Shops Opens Up

Saturday 30 July 2016

Town Mayor Cllr Clive Butchins and Dave Armitage

Ruth Stratton - Hertsmere Museums Officer, Cllr Clive Butchins, Cllr Pete Rutledge, Dave

Down The Shops is our new Exhibition about Shops and Shopping in the Village in Boreham Wood over the past century, and has been open a couple of weeks now.  It was ‘officially’ launched one evening last week when Dave Armitage, the Museum Manager, and Hertsmere Mayor, Cllr Pete Rutledge, opened the doors to the volunteers and helpers.  The Exhibition is based around the Hanson & Maude sweet shop and café which featured so prominently in the life of the Village.  In fact Mary Hanson, a Museum Trustee, also paid us a visit when we opened.  Come down and share your memories of the shops along Shenley Road.

Mary Hanson in front of the shop

Inside Hansons

Photos by Derek Allen

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