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and upholstery since 1919. You will find plenty of


shops along West Street selling everything from jewellery and gifts, to furnishings and electrical items.


Pescod Square Shopping Centre is centrally located and houses familiar brand names specialising in clothing and entertainment, as well as eateries. The nearby Boston Shopping


Park is also great value for money, with a number of clothing and home stores. Those looking for inspiration for their home will want to pay a visit to the Sack Store. Specialists in wood burning and multi-fuel stoves, the shop also stocks wall and floor tiles imported from Italy, Spain and Turkey as well as elegant wallpaper designs and sofas.


John Oldrid and Co was established in Boston in 1804 as a draper, mercer, hosier, haberdasher, funeral director and later a wholesale business. The co-founder John Oldrid died in 1849 leaving the business to successive family members before the business was sold on. In 1912 it was bought by Robert Isaac, who also purchased the freehold of three adjacent properties. Rebuilt and expanded in the 1970s under the management of Mr Isaac’s sons, the family also began work on the Downtown store in nearby Wyberton, in order to develop its furniture business. Today it is a thriving department store, selling home furnishings, electrical


Family department store since 1804


items, clothing, jewellery, toys and games, leisure accessories and beauty products.


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