The shops Horsham used to have - how many do you remember?

Numerous shops have come and gone around Horsham town centre in recent years and others from further back have faded from memory.

Monday, 7th January 2019, 8:47 am
Updated Thursday, 10th January 2019, 2:34 pm

We’ve selected a number of popular shops you may remember. However, there may be others you recall and even have photos of. Contact us at [email protected] with your memories of your favourite shops.

Beales moved out of Horsham in 2016 after arriving in 2006. Allders were the previous occupiers, opening in 2003. Dunelm attracted big crowds when it opened in November 2016
Broadbridges isn't a 'lost shop' as it's still trading in Piries Place, but we thought you'd like this old photo of it
McDonald's left the town in July 2014, a decision that disappointed many of our readers
BattleQuest Games The Board Game Shop shut up shop in October last year. Pictured is owner Andy Wakefield
Starbucks left Horsham in October 2012. We are still waiting for its return.
Going back to 1983, Visionhire provided TVs and other electrical items under a rental agreement. The Horsham branch was in the Carfax
Pops Choice in the Carfax in 1984. This was a popular venue for several years
Jury Cramp was a well known figure at the turn of the 20th century. His shop took you back to a bygone era
Batemans Opticians in the Carfax were taken over by Vision Express
Horsham's oldest toyshop Goodacres Toymaster in Carfax shut down in May 2013
Threshers off licence in Queen Street, Horsham, was among several in Sussex to close in 2009
Annetts was a popular art and crafts specialist shop in the Carfax until it shut in 2009
Horsham department store Chart and Lawrence in West Street was one of Sussex's oldest until it shut in December 1999
Remember the West Cornwall Pasty shop in West Street? The store closed after the company fell into administration in April 2014