Although Supermarkets are useful to get all your shopping "under one roof", Hyde is a poorer place for the loss of all the small shops that used to exist.
We will try to find photos of some of the more memorable ones. Here's a couple to begin with ....
Cappers Pork Butchers shop.
Cappers Pork Butchers shop was located near to where Ethel Austin Stood until recently ,on the lower part of Market Street.
Cappers shop circa 1910
Cappers in the 1950's.
Coopers Butchers shop
Coopers Butchers shop circa 1950's
Coopers Butchers shop stood on Bennett Street Newton near to the junction with Ashton Old Road.In the 1970's it closed and became part of the Cheshire Cheese pub.