Here we aim to bring you some of the adverts which local retailers and companies would have published in various local media.
An advert for Don Thompson’s Ashby Ville filling station on Brigg Road in May 1957 welcomes the end of petrol rationing.
Johnson and Son traded in Ashby and Belton at the time of this advert.
An advert for Wattams Shoes of Ashby from 1975
S.B. Galpin Ltd of Allanby Street, Scunthorpe.
An advert for some of Cotto’s products
An advert for Cotto’s
An advert for Cotto’s ‘Bomb Grabber’
Suggs of High Street and Gilliatt Street.
Wright Bros on West Street
Currys on Scunthorpe High Street
Co-operative Emporium advert
Scunthorpe Builders Merchants on John Street
E Rounce Ltd of Brumby Wood Lane in July 1956
J.G. Clugston of Carlton Street were advertising the ‘Do It Yourself’ garage in January 1956
Vallance’s at 53 Scunthorpe High Street were advertising this TV in January 1956
An advert for George Jackson Ltd of 114-116 Frodingham Road in 1952
Gordon Sewell’s garage of High Street, Scunthorpe was advertising this Austin for £772 in 1957
For £545 you could buy this New Ford Consul from the Lincolnshire Motor Company Ltd on Brigg Road in 1957
Eddie Wright’s had this Ford Prefect for sale for £623 in 1957. Trading from Robert Street and Gilliatt Street.
This advert for Scunthorpe Motors Limited features their showroom on Doncaster Road, it also mentions their works on Smith Street.