Fineweave Carpets Closes After 51 Years As Local Councillor Says High Street Is ‘Vibrant’

FINEWEAVE CARPETS CLOSES AFTER 51 YEARS ...AS LOCAL COUNCILLOR SAYS HIGH STREET IS 'VIBRANT' FLEET LOSES ANOTHER LONG TERM BUSINESS There is yet another closure in Fleet High Street as one of its oldest existing residents makes the decision to close their local branch. Fineweave Carpets opened its very...

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Gurkha Square Declared an Asset of Community Value…But Is It Safe?

GURKHA SQUARE DECLARED AN ASSET OF COMMUNITY VALUE... ...BUT COUNCIL STILL REFUSES TO GIVE UP REDEVELOPMENT PLANS ASSET OF COMMUNITY VALUE BID Below: Wikipedia's definition of an Asset of Community ValueOnly 21 signatures were needed to back the Asset bid and we were blown away by the support, with...

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Closure and Demolition For Fleetwood Lodge aka The Briary

CLOSURE AND DEMOLITION FOR FLEETWOOD LODGE FORMERLY KNOWN AS THE BRIARY EARLY NINTEENTH CENTURY BUILDING SET FOR EVICTION & DEMOLITION Fleetwood Lodge Care Home based in Reading Road North has now officially closed, forcing all residents to find a new home in time for Christmas. The owner of the...

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Solent Cleaners Saved!

SOLENT CLEANERS SAVED! HIGH STREET FAVOURITE RETURNS POPULAR CLEANERS TO RE-OPEN After recent news of Solent Cleaners closing its doors after over 50 years of service, there is much celebration today, with the great news that the store has been saved! Although it looks as thought other branches may...

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Fleet Party Boutique Shuts ShopFront

FLEET PARTY BOUTIQUE CLOSES STORE CHOOSES CLOUD OVER CROWDS PARTY BOUTIQUE CLOSES SHOPFRONT There's no end of changes in Fleet lately, with some shops coming and others going, all in a relatively short space of time. Another of the familiar sights to go is the Fleet Party Boutique, known...

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FLEET HISTORY TIMELINE

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Scroll back in time... with our Fleet History Timeline. This is a new and rather ambitious project to record the history of Fleet in an informative and fun way for all to enjoy! This page is viewed best on a larger screen.

We've also listed some other handy links below for you, so hopefully you can find what you're looking for!

PLACES DIRECTORY

If you're searching for a certain business name (past or present), or an address/location, then take a look at our directory. We are adding new places all the time so check back often!

FLEET CARNIVAL

A direct link to all our Fleet Carnival articles, listed by year.

FACEBOOK HISTORY GROUP

Help build our archives and take a wander back though time. Come and join us!

This is a new project, so bear with us as we add as much as we can, as quickly as we can! If you'd like to contribute photos or information to the archives,  to the project, please join our History Archives group or contact us here.

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