Shops, Trades and Professions

B & W - Linen Shop – 28-32 The Broadway (1968)

B&Q - DIY & Garden Centre - Unit 2 Crawley Retail Park, London Road (2012-)

Bagley, William Taylor - Fishmonger - 2b Ifield Road (1924), 3 Ifield Road (1938)

Bags etc. - Travel Goods - 91 County Mall (2006-2018)

Bailey, Frederick - Farmer - Jordan's Farm London Road (1924)

Bailey, Jean - Ladies Outerwear - 2 Broad Walk (1957-1958)

Bailey's - Newsagent, Confectioner, Tobacconist - 6 The Boulevard (1956-2006)

Baker and Baker (F.A.I.) - Auctioneers - 28 High Street (1905)

Baker, Frank - Private Resident - Langley Grange Ifield (1924)

Baker Tilly - Finance - 25 High Street (2014-)

Baker, Thomas - Watchmaker - 20 Brighton Road (1913-1924)

Bakers Oven - Bakers - 17 Queensway (1998-2012), 13 The Martlets (1980-1986)

Bakers, Godfrey H, - Dentist? - 4 The Square (1951)

Balcombe & Bish - Builders - The Firs, London Road (1951)

Ball, Lewis G. - Photographer - 22 Brighton Road (1924-1951)
Lewis Ball had taken over the Rembrandt Studios in Brighton Road by 1921, previously he managed a photographer’s studio in Northampton and was employed in a photographer's shop in Tenderden. He retired about 1955, selling the studio to a Mr. Ticehurst.
Lewis G. Ball - A Crawley Photographer, Crawley Museum Society Newsletter No. 6, Summer 1990

Ball, Stanley A. - Off Licence, Wine & Spirit Merchants - 4 Springfield Road (1938-1956), 4a Springfield Road (1951), 1 Bank Terrace (1951)

Ballard & Shortall - Funeral Directors - 10 Haslett Avenue West (1998-)

Baltic Supermarket - Mini Market - 12 Broad Walk (2014-)

Banks, E. & Sons - Outfitters – 22-24 High Street (1938)

Banks, Ernest - Shopkeeper - 53 Ifield Road (1913)

Banks, Ernest Reginald - Terenzio, Draper & Post Office - 25 Three Bridges High Street (1938)

Banks, George Francis Hampton - Architect - 13? High Street (1913)

Banks, George T.H. - Architect - 47 High Street (1924)

Bar 7; The Lounge@7 - Bar - 6-7 Pegler Way (2013-)

Barbers, The - Gentlemens Hairdresser - 14-16 London Road (2018-)

Bar Med - Bar & Restaurant - 98? High Street (2000-2012)

Bar Voi - Bar - 6-14Unit 2 High Street (2012)

Barclays - Bank - 90 High Street (1998-), 92 High Street (1986-)

Barclays Bank - Bank - 50-52 High Street (1951-1980)

Barclaycard Services - Portland House, 25 High Street (2006)

Barder Bros. A.T. & P.H. - Builders – Firsfield, Ifield Road (1951)

Barker, Benjamin Horatio - Confectioner - 9a Three Bridges High Street (1938)

Barker, Brig. J. - Egg Farm – Windyridge, London Road (1951)

Barker, George & Son - Carriage & Motor Car Body Builders, Motor Car Agents - 11 Three Bridges High Street (1924-1938)

Barker, Jack - Turf Commssn. Agent - 7 Three Bridges High Street (1938)

Barker, Jn. - Egg Merchant - London Road (1938)

Barkers - Taxis - 44 Queens Square (1968-1972)

Barnes, James - Jeweller - 1 Church Walk (1998)

Barr, William Richard - Assistant Overseer & Clerk to the Worth Parish Council & Insurance Agent - Wassand Lodge Three Bridges High Street (1924)

Barratt, W - Footwear 34 Queens Sqiare (1958)
Barratts - Footwear - 35 Queens Square (1968-1986), 55 County Mall (1998-2006)

Barringtons - Mens Tailor - 14 Broad Walk (1957-1976)

Bartholomew, Lillie - Sports Goods & Wool Shop - 2 The Square (1938)

Bartley & Ward - Builders, House Decorators, Plumbers & Undertakers – 5-7 Three Bridges Road (1899-1951); Timber Yard - Cross Keys Lane (1951); Funerals - 10 Three Bridges Road (1951)
Founded in 1899 by Tommy Bartley and John Ward. They took over a building firm run by the Gates family, which was established in 1855. By the early 1900's plumbing, decorating and funeral work were carried out from premises at Cross Keys and Three Bridges Road. In 1930 Hall Beddel & Co took over the business and moved to 58 Three Bridges Road. In 1969 the company ceased all trading other than as Funeral Directors and was sold back into family ownership. Ballard & Shortall are the successors to the business who moved to 10 Haslett Avenue.

Base - Children's Fashion - 72 County Mall (2014-2015)

Baskin Robbins - Ice Cream Parlour - 50A County Mall (1998-)

Bastable, A.E.; Bastaple & Son - Fishmongers - 34 High Street (1924-1986), 3 Ifield Road (1951-1986)
Albert Bastable moved to Crawley in 1922 and took over the fishmongers in the High Street.

Bateman, G.C. - F.B.O.A. - 1 The Square (1951); Optician - 9 The Broadway (1956-2006)

Batten, A.J. - Baker - 18 High Street (1968)

Baxters - Butcher - 6 The Martlets (1968-1980)

Bay Trading Co - Ladies Wear - 5 County Mall (1998-2006)

Bay Tree Restaurant - Restaurant - 58 High Street (1899-1904)

Bay Tree Coffee House - 60 High Street

Owned by Mr. Shaw.


bb's - Cafe - 26 County Mall (2016-)

BBC Counties Radio - Gifts - 34 The Broadway (1998)

Beadle, Eleanor - Dressmaker - 102 Spencers Road (1913)

Beale, Sydney Ernest - Stationer - 57 Ifield Road (1913)

Beasley, John William - Tailor - 6 The Square (1913)

Beatties - Toys - 75 County Mall (1998)

Beaumont Sports - Sports Equipment - 26 Broad Walk (1958)

Beautiful Nails - Beauty - 32 The Boulevard (2014-)

Beauty Queens Cosmetics - 37 Queens Square (2018-)

Beauty Rooms, The - Beauty Salon - 18 London Road (2018-)

Bedrock Musical Exchange - Musical Instruments - 3 High Street (1998-2006)

Beer, William - Confectioner - 42 High Street (1913)

Bejam - Frozen Food - 35 High Street (1980-1989)

Belchamber, John Thomas - Photographer - 22 Brighton Road
From around 1905 to 1911 John Belchamber had a photographic studio in Crawley. He took over the photographic studio of John Wheeler at 4 North Street, Horsham about 1913. See the Sussex PhotoHistory webpage for more information.

Bell & Terry - Cameras & Photography - 1 The Martlets (1968-1976)

Bella Italia - Italian Restaurant - Unit 8 Crawley Leisure Park, London Road (2012-)

Bella Piazza - Restaurant - 5 Broad Walk (1998)

Bell & Terry - Cameras & Photography - 1 The Martlets (1968-1976)

Bellman, S. & Sons - Babies' and Children's Wear - 37 Queens Square (1956)

Bellman's - Wool Shop - 5 Grand Parade, High Street (1951)
Bellman, S. & Sons - Babies' and Children's Wear - 37 Queens Square (1956)
Bellmans - Ladies Clothes - 40 Queens Square (1957-1968) Knitting and Wool - 7 Queens Square (1972)

Beneficial Bank - 19 The Broadway (1998)

Beneficial Finance - Financial Adviser - 4 Orchard Street (2006)

Benelton - Clothes - 34 The Boulevard (1986)

Benn, Miss - Private Resident - Canella Horsham Road (1924)

Benner, Charles - Solicitor - 22 Brighton Road (1972-1980)

Bennett and Newell / BennettOakley - Solicitors and Notaries - Nightingale House, 1-3 Brighton Road (2014-)

Bennett, Charles P. - Private Resident - Mayfield Horsham Road (1924)

Bennett, James B. - Solicitor - Nightingale House, 3 Brighton Road (1986)

Bennett, William H.B. - Nurseryman - Albany Road (1913)

Bennetts - Insurance Agents - 4 Grand Parade, High Street (1998-2006)

Benson Amusements - 12 The Broadway (2012-)

Bensons - Bedroom Furniture - 21 Broad Walk (1998-2006)

Bermans - Ladies Separates - 11 The Broadway (1956-1976); Ladies Wear - 19 The Martlets (1958-1972)

Bertram & Co. - Refreshment Rooms - Railway Station, Three Bridges High Street (1938)

Best Kebab & Pizza - Food Take-away - 4a Ifield Road (2006-2018); 55 High Street (2018-)

Best, W.C. - Dressmaker - 25 Ifield Road (1938-1951)

Best-One - Mini Mart - 4 The Broadway (2014-)

Bests - Newsagents, Stationer, Confectioner & Tobacconists - 22 The Martlets (1956-1980)

Bet Fred - Betting Office - 6 The Broadway (2012-)

BHS - Department Store - Store 2 County Mall (1998-2016)

Bica Cafe Express - Cafe - 4 Ifield Road (2017-)

Biggs, Thomas - Broomyard - Corner West Street & Springfield Road

Birocace? (Bermans) - Ladies Wear - 19 The Martlets (1976-1980)

Birthdays - Cards - 54 County Mall (1998-2006)

Blaber & Wales - Butchers - 12 Ifield Road (1924)

Blackham, Ernest - Dentist - 16 High Street (1938)

Blacks - Outdoor & Camping Goods - 22 Haslett Avenue West (2006-)

Blazian Lounge - Cafe - 9 The Broadway (2015-2016)

Blue Inc - Mens Wear - 10 County Mall (2006), 64-65 County Mall (2014-2016)

Blue India - Restaurant - 47 High Street (2006), 59 High Street (2013-)

Blue Pencil Café - London Road (1951)

Blue Ribbon Dairy Co. - Dairy - 23 Three Bridges High Street (1938)

Blue Tomato - Furniture & Gifts - 34 County Mall (1998)

Boardroom, The - Shoes & Sports - 14 Church Walk (2013-2015)

Bob's Diner - Café - 13 Broad Walk (2006)

Body and Nail Works - Beauty Salon - 9A Church Walk (1998)

Body Shop - Cosmetics - 22 Broad Walk (1986); Health & Beauty - 20 Queens Square (1998-2015), 6 County Mall (2015-)

Bodyworks - Hair and Day Spa - 9 Church Walk (2006-)

Bollom - Dry Cleaners - 53 High Street (1976-1986), 20 The Martlets (1980)

Bonmarché - Ladies Wear - 11-13 Queensway (2006-)

Book Exchange, The - Books - 10 The Boulevard (1986)

Books - 34 The Boulevard (1998)

Booksale - Books - 88 County Mall (2006)

Boon, Henry - Picture Frame Maker - 57 High Street (1913)

Boot Hill - Footwear - 20 High Street (1976)

Boots Cash Chemists - Chemist - 3 Grand Parade, High Street (1951)
Boots - Chemist - 64 High Street (1956), 14-16 Queens Square (1956-1968), 32-34 Queens Square (1972-1986), Cookshop & Household Wares - 8-9 Queen's Square (1956-1986), Store 3(49) County Mall (1998-)

Boots, Starke and Goacher - Solicitor - 2 East Park (2012)

Boreham, Frederick Charles - Motor Tyre Fctr. – Reynalton, Westfield Road (1938)

Boros - Travel Goods - 59-60 County Mall (1998-)

Boucher, David - Insurance Agent - 6 Victoria Road (1938)

The Boulevard Florist - Florist - 56 The Boulevard (1968-)

Boulevard Newsagents - Newsagents and Tobacconists - 62 The Boulevard (1998-)

Boutique - Hair & Beauty - 8 Haslett Avenue West (2016-)

Boxall & Collins - Motor Engineers and Agents - Victoria Garage (1938) & 117b, High Street (1938-1951)

BPCA Clinic - 4a Ifield Road (1968)

Brace, Oakley and Partners - Estate Agent - Nightingale House, 1-3 Brighton Road (1998-2012)

Bradbury, Marie - Hair Dresser - 15 High Street (1913)

Bradford & Bingley - Building Society - 36 The Broadway (1986-2006)

Bradley Vaughan - Estate Agent - 11-13 Brighton Road (1980-1986)

Braiden, Phyllis - Ladies Wear - 6 High Street (1968-1976)

Brazier, Arthur - 4 New Street (1916)


Brennand & Butcher - Radio, Television & Electrical - 3 Broad Walk (1957-1958)

Brewer, C. & Sons - Decorative Materials

Brewery Shades - 83-85 High Street (-1986; 2012-) (renamed the Hogshead by 1998, reverting to the Brewery Shades by 2012)

Bridge, Walford - Ophthalmic Optician - 1 The Square (1938)

Bridger, Henry - Butcher (1899)

Bridger, J. Leslie - Ophthalmic Optician - 2 High Street (1938)

Bridger, L.A. - Confectioner - 9 Three Bridges Road (1924)

Bridger, Milton - House Agent - 1 Three Bridges Road (1913)

Bridger, Rd. - Confectioner - 9 Three Bridges Road (1913)

Bridger, Silas - Butcher - 5 The Square (1913-1951)

Briggs, A - Sawver - 45 New Street (1916)

Brighter Homes - Wallpaper & Paint - 9 The Martlets (1968-1976)

BrightHouse - Home Entertainment - 10-11 Queens Square (2012-)

Bristow, Harry - Cycle Agent - 39 Ifield Road (1938-1951)

Bristow, Harry - Sewing Machine Agent - 39 Ifield Road (1913)

British Heart Foundation - Charity Shop - 20 Broad Walk (1998-2006), 31 Queensway (2012-)

British Heart Foundation Furniture & Electrical - Furniture and Electrical - 44-46 The Broadway (2012-)

British Relay - Radio & Television - 3 Broad Walk (1968-1976)

British School of Motoring - Driving School Offices - 37(a) High Street (1968), 37 High Street (1972-1986), 95 High Street (1998-2006)

Broadwalk Portrait Studio - Photographic Goods - 8 Broad Walk (1998)

Broadwalk Sports - Toys & Sports Equipment - 26 Broad Walk (1972-1980)

Broadway Bargains - Household Goods - 29 The Broadway (1998)

Broadway Centre - 8 The Broadway (2014)

Broadway Dental Care - Dental Surgeon - First Floor, 40 The Broadway (2014-)

Brook, Alec - Sports Equipment - 26 Broad Walk (1957)

Brooke, Edward - Chemist - 1 High Street (1913)

Brookes Sports - Sports Goods & Toys – 16-18 Queensway (1968-1980), 1 Parkside (1976-1980)

Brookes, T. - Toys, Gifts etc. - 40 The Boulevard (1956-1958)

Brooks - 57 New Street (1916)

Brooks, James William - Grocer - Long Mile, Tinsley Lane (1938)

Brooks, M.E. - Grocer - 12 Horsham Road (1951)

Brooks, Sidney - Grocer - (1899)

Brooks & Co., Sydney Henry - Confectioners - 23 High Street (1913-1924); Wholesale Confectioners - 15 West Street (1913-1938)

Broom, Henry S. - Nurseryman - Bonnett's Nursery (1924)

Brother2Brother - Mens Wear - 95 County Mall (2012-)

Brothers Coffee House - 12 Brighton Road (2014-)

Brown, John - Draper & Sub-Postmaster - Pound Hill (1924)

Brown, Sidney - Beer Retailer - Three Bridges (1924)

Buckswood Grange Garage - Buckswood Grange Horsham Road (1951)

Burbo Lawn Mower Service - Lawn Mower Repairs - Tinsley Green (1956)

Burdon, Edward Arthur - Insurance Agent - 20 Perryfield Road (1938)

Burger King - Food - Food Court 6-7 County Mall (2006-)

Burgess, Charles – Draper, Grocer, China & Glass Dealer – 43-47 High Street (1913)

Burgess, Samuel - Collier, Grocer & Draper - (1899)

Burgiss Waring - Office Equipment - 14 Queensway (1968-1980)

Burn, Alfred - Doctor - 13 Brighton Road (1924)

Burn, Martin, Matthews & - Physicians & Surgeons - 13 Brighton Road (1913); 25-26 Brighton Road (1913)
Burn, Matthews & - Physicians & Surgeons - 25 Brighton Road (1924)

Burnett, Arthur L. - Watch Maker - 14 Springfield Road (1924)

Burrell, George - Haulage Contractor - Thorny Cottage, Woolborough Road (1938)

Burton - Mens Tailors - 11-13 Queensway (1956-1976), 8-9 Queens Square (1998-2014)

Burton & Son - Butchers - 6 High Street (1913)

Burton, Joseph - Laundry & Butcher - (1899)

Busy Bodies - Ladies Wear - 37(a) High Street (1986)

Butcher, Allan - Firewood Dealer - 104 Ifield Road (1913)

Butcher, George - Haulage Contractor - 30 East Park (1938)

Butcher, John - Boot & Shoe Maker & Dealer - 79 High Street (1924)

Buttery Bar, The - Restaurant - 38 The Broadway (1976-1980)

Buywell - Butcher - 10 The Boulevard (1976-1980)

Buzz - Clothing - 72 County Mall (2006)

B'Wise - Clothing - 10-11 Queens Square (1998)

Bygott, J - Solictor and Commissioner for Oaths - 28 High Street (1904)

Bysshe, Annie - Fruiterer & Greengrocer - 15 Three Bridges High Street (1938)

Bytes Document Solutions Ltd - 108 High Street (2014)