New Abingdon hairdresser

May 22, 2019

Dementia Action Week
A new hairdresser Dawsons Hair and Beauty Lounge has opened in the premises at the corner of Spring Road and Edward Street, previously used by Abingdon Beds. Abingdon Beds are now on Marcham Road near Majestic Wine.
Dementia Action Week
Inside there is a display of old photographs, including one showing the building in the 1970s when it housed Knights Chapel Works – where garden ornaments and other stone items were made and for sale. In the 19th century the building was a Primitive Methodist Chapel.

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8 Comments Leave a Comment

  • 1. Gillyanna  |  May 23, 2019 at 7:51 am

    I believe Lukers who did plumbing and heating were here before that. They moved to Ock Street but are long gone

  • 2. Daniel  |  May 23, 2019 at 8:47 am

    Great that it is a business, I hope they do well.

    When I saw it was empty though I did always think it would make great flats. A half dozen at least!

  • 3. Colin  |  May 23, 2019 at 9:01 am

    Don’t worry Daniel
    There was a application for flats but only 4.

    http://www.whitehorsedc.gov.uk/java/support/Main.jsp?MODULE=ApplicationDetails&REF=P18/V1772/FUL

  • 4. Daniel  |  May 23, 2019 at 9:40 am

    …like i said Colin; should have been at least 6.

  • 5. ppjs  |  May 23, 2019 at 7:06 pm

    Parking will be fun…

  • 6. Horsesmouth  |  May 23, 2019 at 7:11 pm

    And on another note – today’s Oxford Times had this Head line “ Not so sleepy Abingdon is real tech powerhouse”
    According to figures just released by the respected Tech Nation Survey, Abingdon is third only to Oxford and Cambridge as being the most powerful tech powerhouse in the country thanks to the science parks and Inovation centres, they go on to say Abingdon attracted a whooping £439 m in investment between 2015 to 2018.
    That’s good news, isn’t it?

  • 7. hester  |  May 23, 2019 at 9:58 pm

    Good news indeed – and part of the reason why we need more houses, and ones which are decent homes, not shoe-boxes crammed into every inch of spare space.

  • 8. Backstreeter  |  May 23, 2019 at 11:33 pm

    Call them and they can explain parking. It sounds like they have agreements sorted.

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