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North Street & Peck Way
From Higham Road, looking into North Street
Nicholson's Garage left - taken in the 1930s.
The house right became a butchery department of RICS in 1956 - flats now stand on the site (2009)

David Nicholson's Garage at 36 Higham Road was taken over in 1957 by PX Transport who transported Calor Gas. The property was taken with number 38, formerly Crane's Bakery and this became offices.

The offices closed in 1970 but the garage and workshops continued. They finally closed down in the 1990s the land was redeveloped and a Netto Store was built. A new road was built to access the store and named Peck Way in honour of the Peck family.

The road extends into a housing development on the land adjoining, which included a pocket park accessed at the top of Crane Close.

The lower part of North Street became the new junction.


Netto Home Bargains
2009 - Netto store on Peck Way corner with Higham Road
with the housing development in the distance.
In 2010 taken-over by Asda but sold in 2012.
Peck Way junction with North Street.
Home Bargains store took over the store in 2012.
The development on the bank (right) is on the old Gas Works site.

Home Bargains
Peck Way in 2019 - the former Netto store with housing beyond.
Included in the development is a pocket park.

Peck Court
2018 development of a small plot of land opposite the store.
At the junction with North Street named Peck Court.
Higham Road beyond.


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