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Dave Harwood
29 Aug 2023 at 02:12
I found an advert for ARCADIA in ‘Plymouth Extra’ dated 21st November 1991:
“Toys & Games, Books & Annuals, TAPES, CD's & ACCESSORIES - ARCADIA (at the top of the escalators, opposite C&A), Drake Circus, Plymouth.”
... and an advertorial in ‘Plymouth Extra’ dated 5th November 1992:
"One of the first shops to be refurbished is in Drake Circus, Plymouth and (as the photographs show) Forbouys do appear to have found a successful formula. The Plymouth shop, formerly known as Arcadia, has been re-decorated, given new fittings and flooring and merchandised to make shopping easier and more pleasurable.”
... as well as another advert in ‘Plymouth Extra’ dated 16th December 1993:
“FORBOUYS The Newsagent at: 32-36 Eastlake Walk, Drake Circus, Plymouth (Formerly trading as Arcadia).”

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