Branch Numbers

Photo:Fleet when 101 before relocation

Fleet when 101 before relocation

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Photo:Banstead as 112 before relocation

Banstead as 112 before relocation

Photo:Epsom as 102 before relocation

Epsom as 102 before relocation

Photo:Slough as 105 before relocation and subsequent closure

Slough as 105 before relocation and subsequent closure

Photo:Tilehurst as 116 before its 'relocation' to Reading

Tilehurst as 116 before its 'relocation' to Reading

Re-issued Waitrose branch numbers

By Terry Hammond

In the mid 1960’s branches with 2 digit branch numbers were converted to 3 and this list includes those no longer trading, relocated branches and their new numbers after 1966.

101 was Fleet, relocated as 196 in 1990, re-used by Bishops Stortford 1993

102 was Epsom, relocated as 104 in 1983, re-used by Buckhurst Hill 1986

103 was Hounslow, number re-used for Peterborough in 1982

104 was Staines, re-used by Epsom

105 was Slough, relocated as 106 in 1990 then closed in 1995, number re-used for Gillingham 1992

106 was Chiswick, closed 1988, became 760 in 2008 at a new location

107 was Dorking, new branch currently under construction

108 was Watford, closed in 1987, re-used by St Ives in 1990

109 was Barnet, closed in 1989, re-used by Longfield in 1992

110 was Guildford, closed in 1973, re-used by Crowborough in 1974

111 was Henley, relocated in 1994

112 was Banstead, relocated in 1990 as 202, re-used by Holloway Road in 1993)

113 was Kenton, closed in 1996

115 was Dunstable, closed in 1984, re-used by the 2nd Milton Keynes in 1988

116 was Tilehurst, relocated to Reading in 1995

117 was Berkhamsted relocated in as 223 in 1996

118 was Westcliff on Sea, closed 1967 (tbc), re-used by Dibden in 1975

119 was Southend, closed in 1972, re-used by Brent Cross in 1976

120 was Sheldon, closed in 1983, re-used by Dorchester in 1986

121 was Southchurch (closed in 1982, re-used by Esher in 1984

122 was Cranham, closed in 1969, re-used by Hall Green in 1973

123 was Gloucester Road (relocated as 230 in 1988, re-used by Burgess Hill in 1991)

126 was Godalming, relocated as 216 in 1994

127 was Golders Green, closed in 1967, re-used by Cirencester from 1973, relocated as 220 in 1995

128 was Romsey, relocated as 671 in 203

130 was Chesham, relocated as 192 in 1989, number re-used by Chelmsford until closure in 1998

131 was Witney, relocated as 142 in 1986

132 was Kidderminster, closed in 2005, relocated as Droitwich 672 in 2005

133 was Cowplain, relocated as 239 in Waterlooville in 1998

134 was Wokingham, relocated as 221 in 1996

135 was Canford Heath, closed in 1982

136 was Evington, relocated as Oadby 847 in 2010

138 was Hayes, closed in 1999

139 was Lymington, relocated as 796 in 2006

140 was Andover, relocated as 168 in 1990, re-used by Bury St Edmunds 1993

142 was Washwood Heath, closed in 1983, re-used by Witney 1986

143 was Woodley, relocated as 180 in 1983, re-used by Harrow Weald in 1986

145 was Wallingford, relocated as 675 in 2005

146 was Marlow, relocated as 465 in 2011

159 was Birch Hill, relocated as Sandhurst 799 in 2008

147 was Horley, relocated as 233 1999

168 was Milton Keynes, relocated as 115 in 1988, re-used by Andover in 1990

169 was Windsor, finally relocated as 772 in 2007

172 was Chichester, relocated as 208 in 1992

207 originally set aside for a proposed Amersham in the 1990’s, now 578, but 207 re-used for Bloomsbury

650 was West Quay, Southampton, closed in 2006 and relocated as Portswood 720

679 was Southport, relocated as Formby 749 in 2006

730 was Durham, relocated as Eldon Square 461 in 2009

This page was added by Terry Hammond on 02/03/2017.

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