The Frome Co-op store stretched from the top of Stony Street to Bath Street.
Shops and Shopping
Paniccia ice creams were very popular and their ice cream vans went out to Radstock, Chippenham and Bath.
Ken Miller worked hard to keep the family business afloat and took goods around the villages in his van. Now Miller’s Homestores is one of the best-known shops in Frome.
Jim White’s father started his working life at the watch, clock and jewellery shop on The Bridge in 1910.
He then bought it and passed it on to his son.
Judith Loughlin discusses her work at the Barnardo’s shop in Frome.
Margaret Vaughan took over the Flora Café, previously the Albion pub, and built it into a successful business.