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Quiz: In memory of Bodgers can you get all these questions right about shops in Ilford?

PUBLISHED: 14:08 31 July 2017

Historic images of the Bodgers store. Picture: Ceidog Communications

Historic images of the Bodgers store. Picture: Ceidog Communications

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When Bodgers announced that it would be closing, it felt like the end of an era.

Where else will we buy our homeware and eat a jacket potato in quiet surroundings?

The shop was a fixture and fitting of Ilford and a nod to the glory days when the town was home to a host of department stores.

It was more than just a shop it was a symbol and many residents have said they feel like it was the last link to a bygone time.

For many it was a reassuring constant in a sea of change and uncertainty in the high street.

The closure also has wider implications about society and the evolving way consumers buy in the borough.

Gone but not forgotten we have put together a quiz about the closed shops of Ilford.

Farewell Bodgers you will be missed.


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