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SANGSTER'S FISHMONGERS

Dave Sangster outside of his wet fish shop on the last day of trading, Sept 11th 2004

A FRESH FISH SHOP

For many years a well known sight on Newbottle Street was Sangsters fishmongers, ran by David Sangster (pictured left). The business was located at 17 Newbottle Street, next door to Woolworths in the Jubilee House building.

The premises were originally occupied by C.Nicholas Ltd.
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Dave Sangster inside of his wet fish shop on the last day of trading, Sept 11th 2004

The business closed on September 11th 2004. On the final day everything was sold at half price, and a sign adorned the window saying:

We will be closing on the 11th September. We would like to take this opportunity to thank all our customers for all their business. Dave & Janis Sangster.
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A final glimpse inside Sangster's wet fish shop, Newbottle Street, Houghton Le Spring, Sept 11th 2004
A final glimpse inside Sangster's wet fish shop, Newbottle Street, Houghton Le Spring, Sept 11th 2004

If you have memories of Sangster's wet fish shop, or know Dave Sangster, please get in touch.

Paul Lanagan, local historian
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David Sangster 17 Newbottle Street, Houghton-le-Spring, Tyne and Wear, DH4 4AP 0191 584 3166
Canadian lobsters, smoked mackerel, kippers, salmon fish cakes, crab claws, whole crabs, cooked peeled prawns, large free range eggs, scampi, crab sticks

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David AND Janis Sangster 17 Newbottle Street, Houghton-le-Spring, Tyne and Wear, DH4 4AP 0191 584 3166
Fresh fish shop, 17 Newbottle Street, Houghton-le-Spring.
Canadian lobsters, smoked mackerel, kippers, salmon fish cakes, crab claws, whole crabs, cooked peeled prawns, large free range eggs, scampi, crab sticks