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Co-op Mobile Shop

A moblie shop was driven around the outlying villages in the 1950s and 1960s to serve customers who found it difficult to get into Rushden.

A butchery, bakery, and dairy service was also offered.

This particularly appreciated by busy working mums and older patrons.

Tokens for milk and bread could also be purchased from the van salesman.


The mobile shop and customers
The Co-op Mobile Shop thought to be taken in Avenue Road
The last Co-op Bread basket.

This was saved when the last electric bread and milk floats were sold off in about 1968. Northern Dairies took over the milk rounds.


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