A Snapshot of Barton upon Humber in 1985

Have you ever wondered what life was like in Barton upon Humber in 1985? Have you ever wondered who was selling what and from where? Well inbarton.co.uk has created a snapshot of life in Barton upon Humber in 1985 by listing some of the businesses that were around, and some of the things that were going on.

Barton Businesses

The following table lists some of the businesses that were around and advertising in 1985 :-

Business Name Location Details of Business Other Notes
Albright & Wilson Chemical Lane Agro-chemical & Fertilisers Tel 32345
William Blyth Barton Brick & Tile Works, Hoe Hill Tile Manufacturers Tel 32175
Braun & Co 19 Pasture Road Medical Instruments Tel 32273
Brian Altoft 2 Ferriby Road Painter & Decorator Tel 34855
Ansel Motors Dam Road Garage/Car Sales Tel 33224
G E Appleyard 25 Bowmandale Fruit & Flowers Tel 32105
Atlas Products and Services Butts Road Chemical Cleaner Tel 32299
Barracude Fish Bar 13 George Street Fish & Chips  
Barton Book Exchange 26 High Street Secondhand Books  
Barton Celebrated Card Cabin Burgate Cards  
Barton Discount Cente 20 High Street Motor Spares  
Barton News Fleetgate Newsagent Tel 32592
Barton Recoveries Glebe Farm, Barrow Road Vehicle Recoveries Tel 32490
Barton Trophy Centre 53 High Street Trophies Tel 33255
Barton Upholstery 47 High Street Upholstery Tel 32826
Bell Watson 19 Market Place Estate Agents Tel 32160
J E Benson 25 King Street Butchers Tel 32053
Beretun Decorators 1/3/5 High Street Decorators & Retail Tel 32436
Peter Birse Ltd Humber Road Civil Engineering/Crawlercrane and Plant Hire Tel 33222
Bits & Bobs 36 Fleetgate Secondhand Goods Tel 34053
Boyles High Street Fishing Tackle Tel 32706
Brace & Son 15 Waterside Road Electrical Contractors Tel 32231
British and Continental Cars 16 Brigg road Garage Tel 32911
Beck Hill Motors Elswick Hopper Industrial Estate Garage Tel 32400
Birketts Garage Barrow Road Garage Tel 32152/32429/33331
M Beaumont 4 Finkle Lane Plumber & Electrician Tel 32579
Peter Brack 52 West Acridge Electrical Contractor Tel 33975
Colin G R Booth (Holdings) Humber Road Transport & Warehousing Tel 33330
Budmo Shipping Ltd Humber Road Transport Tel 33330
C Beedham 23 Butts Road Vehicle Body Repairs Tel 32525
J V Canty Junction Square Ironmongers/Electrical Tel 32473
Canty & Clark Ltd 75 High Street TV & Electrical Tel 32474
Castledyke Sales 23 Castledyke West Motor Sales Tel 635022
Frank Clark Sports 6 Market Lane Sports Shop Tel 34058
W A Clarke 106-18 High Street Shoes Tel 32443
F Clipson 51 Fleetgate General Store Tel 32138
Co-operative Store 59 George Street Food Market Tel 32145
The Coffee Pot 37 Whitecross Street Cafe Tel 33402
County Health Foods Burgate Health Foods  
Crisp & Fresh King Street Fruit & Veg Tel 34961
Norman Cox Ltd Ferriby Road Garage Tel 32429
Central Garage Ltd Cottage Lane Garage Tel 32126
The China Shop 17 Market Place China Tel 32489
W M Codd Ltd Marsh Lane Engineer Tel 32578
Brian Crease 21 Market Place Mobile Butcher Tel 32142
Cross Coaches 20 Market Place Coach Hire Tel 32917
C R G Collingwood Engineering Ltd Dam Road Engineers Tel 32388
T M Clapson The Station Yard Garage Tel 33295
N H Credland & Son Preistgate Garage Tel 33515
R J Credland & Co 13 Westfield Road Builder & Joiner Tel 32405
J Coultas & Co Chapel Lane Plumbing & Heating Engineer Tel 33730
Canty & Clark Ltd 75 High Street Electrical & TV Tel 32474
R Cash 19 King Street Gents Hairdresser Tel 34243
Croissant Glass/Tool Hire 10 Whitecross Street Glass Supply/Tool Hire Tel 33136
Davis Electrics 6 Beacon Ave Driving Instructor Tel 34538
Davis Electrics 82 High Street Electrical Contractor & Retailer Tel 32652
C W Day & Son 12 High Street Gents Outfitters Tel 32404
D & K Motorcycles 7 Brigg Road Motorcycles/Repairs Tel 33303
Dickinson, Davy & Markham 18 Market Place Estate Agents Tel 33332
N Doherty 10 King Street Dentist Tel 32406
Elisa Jewellery 40 High Street Jewellers Tel 635014
Ellios Trattoria 11 Market Place Italian Restaraunt Tel 635147
Elswick Hopper Cycles Ltd Marsh Lane Bycyle Manufacturer Tel 32167
Extravaganza 69/71 High Street Ladies Clothes & Shoes Tel 34788
The Fashion House 10 High Street Ladies Hairdresser Tel 33003
Fine Fare Ltd Market Lane Food Store Tel 33374
Fleetgate Fisheries Fleetgate Fish & Chips Tel 32353
Fossitt & Thorne 17 East Acridge Tyres Tel 32643
Frocks 13 King Street Ladies Clothes Tel 32050
Frosty Foods 45 High Street Frozen Foods Tel 34562
Fruit 42 High Street Fruit Shop  
George's 47 Fleetgate Gents Hairdressers Tel 34341
Ghandi Tandorri 28 High Street Indian Restaraunt Tel 34890
Glanford Supplies Pasture Road South Builders Merchants Tel 33885
L & S M Glossop 99 Butts Road Food Store  
Hair at 34 34 High Street Hairdressers Tel 32084
Hall's Barton Ropery Co Ltd Chemical Lane Rope Manufacture Tel 32114
N Hewitt Soutergate Garage Tel 32370
J E M Hair Fashions 44 Fleetgate Ladies Hairdressers Tel 32699
Hawthorne School of Motoring 25 Hawthorne Gate Driving School Tel 33808
S M Hopkins Ltd 11 George Street Chemist Tel 32393
Hornsby Travel 12 George Street Tavel Agent Tel 34772
House of Townend Market Lane Wine Merchants Tel 35148
Humber Bridge Antiques 26 High Street Antiques Tel Saxby 558
Humber Bridge Hotel Ferriby Road Hotel Tel 33991
Humber Bridge Restaraunt High Street Restaraunt Tel 33366
H & H J Huteson & Sons 25 Holydyke Funeral Directors & Taxi Tel 32210
M Hynes 72 Butts Road Grocer Tel 33074
Inglenook Cafe 3 King Street Cafe  
Juniper Engineering Ltd Waterside Garage Engineers Tel 33069
F R Johnson 33 Lodge Avenue Road Haulage Tel 33379
Kaye Electrical Contractors 34a Westfield Road Electrical Contractors Tel 32830
Jean Keal 84 High Street Fruit & Veg Tel 32110
John Keal Discount Centre Market Lane Paint/Wallpaper/Fabric Tel 32060
Klippers Priestgate Unisex Hair Salon Tel 34970
M Kearney 3 Waterside Road Ladies Hairdresser Tel 32822
Knitting Box 21 King Street Wool Shop/Childrens Wear  
Lacey 27 Fleetgate DIY/Hardware Tel 32371
Rita Lambert 100 High Street Buiscuits Tel 32166
David Lee Photography George Street Photographer Tel 32451
E B Lees 14 Queen Street Confectioners/Newsagent Tel 32570
Leisure Wear 15 King Street Ladies Clothes Tel 32595
Lindsey Relay Co Ltd 14 George Street Electrical/TV/Small Appliences Tel 32715
Liptons High Street Food Store Tel 32352
Fred Machin 1 Brigg Road Funeral Director Tel 32205
Margarets Pantry High Street Arcade Bakery  
Mills Timber & DIY Chapel Lane Timber/DIY Tel 34903
Martract Ltd Humber Bridge Industrial Estate Engineers Tel 32172
Meldan Fabrication Dam Road Steel Fabrication & Pipework Tel 32075
Natalies Fish Restaraunt High Street Fish & Chips  
National Tyre Service Waterside Road Tyres Tel 33711
Newport Plumbing & Heating Services Butts Road Plumbing & Heating Tel 32256
Newport Printing Services rear 9 Market Lane Printing & Stationery Tel 34664
Newport Wine Store 40 Newport Street Off Licence Tel 32256
NSS Newsagency 15 Market Place Newsagents & Books Tel 32453
K M Nunns 49 Waterside Road General Store Tel 33297
Osgerby & Son Ltd Waterside Road Transport & Coal Tel 32593
Parkdale Taxis 25 Parkdale Taxi Service Tel 33046
K Pearson 36 Queens Avenue Fish & Chips Tel 32463
Pegasus (Records) 35 Fleetgate Records  
Plantation Plant Hire 57 Marsh Lane Garage Tel 32719
Pasture Road Garage Pasture Road Garage Tel 32396
M Parkin 1 Queens Avenue Decorator Tel 33372
Ride a Bike 36 Fleetgate Cycles & Repairs  
M K Rimmington 61 Butts Road Carpenter/Joiner Tel 34345
A N Robinson 9 Whitecross Street Garden Landscaping Tel 34757
K Sempers 18 High Steet Butcher Tel 32173
Shaws General Store Waterside Road General Store Tel 32228
Shephardsons Coaches Chemical Road Coach Hire Tel 32287
Shirleys George Street Confectioner & Cards  
P C Sipling 8 Market Lane Pet Shop Tel 32599
C T & D G Smith 80 High Street Butchers/Bakers Tel 32495
Smith & Melton 24 Fleetgate Outfitters Tel 32174
Smith & Walker 16 High Street Opthalmic Opticians Tel 32315
Spar Food Store Queen Street Food Store Tel 32518
Spencer & Molloy 37 High Street TV & Electrical Tel 32389
Henry Spencer 9 King Street Estate Agents Tel 34733
J W Stamp & Son Holydyke Mechanical Engineer Tel 32421
Station Cafe 103 Fleetgate Cafe Tel 32218
Streetwalker Antiques 35 High Street Antiques Tel 33960
Stylers 4 Holydyke Hairdresser Tel 33240
Sunrise Chinese Takeaway Market Lane Chinese Takeaway  
J R Swanson Cycles 21 Preistgate Cycles Tel 32926
Tarmac Topmix Ltd Humber Road Ready Mic Concrete Tel 32537
Tates Ltd 17 Bowmandale Food/Wine/Newsagent Tel 32209
Techmac (Barton) Ltd Humber Road Pipework/Engineers Tel 33820
T&J Video Hire George Street Video Hire Tel 32780
A H Thompson & Son 16/20 Fleetgate Furniture/Floor Covering Tel 32139
E & A Tombs 6 George Street Ladies Hairdresser Tel 32594
Vibrocer Ltd Fleetgate Works Engineers Tel 32171
Vogue Boutique 12 George Street Ladies Clothes Tel 32470
Iris Vrabel 37 Whitecross Street Ladies Hairdresser Tel 32305
Walcot Art & Crafts 30 High Street Crafts  
J Walker 13 Burgate Dentist Tel 33580
M J Walker (Chemists) 33 High Street Chemist Tel 32129
Walker & Donkin 53-55 Fleetgate Dressmaking & Crafts Tel 33743
The Weekend Shop 15 George Street Jewellery/Brassware/Gifts Tel 32566
Wine Sellers King Street Off Licence Tel 32425
Wyles Shoe Shop 59/61 High Street Shoe Shop  
Wynder Woodworkings Butts Road Period Fire Surrounds Tel 34415
Yamachine 76 High Street Motorcycle Repairs Tel 32931
YEB 17 King Street Electricity Board Tel 32162
Zerny's Ltd 8 George Street Dry Cleaners Tel 32812

Public Houses

The following table lists some of the public houses that served Barton during 1985 :-

Name Location
Blue Bell Inn Whitecross Street
Carnival Tofts Road
Coach and Horses 74 High Street
George Hotel George Street
Red Lion Hotel 62 High Street
The Sloop Inn Waterside Road
Steam Packet Fleetgate
Volunteer Arms Whitecross Street
Westfield Lakes Hotel Far Ings Road
Wheatsheaf Hotel Holydyke
White Swan Fleetgate

Public Transport/Public Services

The following table lists some of the public transport services that served Barton during 1985 :-

Company Name Service Notes
British Rail Barton on Humber to Cleethorpes (Train) Enquiries on Grimsby 53556 or Scunthorpe 868784
Lincolnshire Road Car Company Limited Scunthorpe - Barton - Hull - Barton - Scunthorpe John Street, Scunthorpe Tel 842233
East Yorkshire Motor Services Ltd Hull - Barton - Scunthorpe - Barton - Hull 252 Anlaby Road, Hull. Tel 27142

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