Shops, Trades and Professions
Pace, Hy. Clement - Boot and Shoe Dealer - 22 High Street (1913-1924)
Pace, Hy. Clement - Draper - 7 High Street (1913-1924)
Pace, Hy. Clement - Outfitter - 24 High Street(1913-1924)

Paddypower - Betting Shop - 40 Queens Square (2015-)

Paice, Alice Florence - Confectioner - Station Approach

Painfields Stores - Stores - London Road

Panasonic - Home Entertainment - 28-29 County Mall (2012-2014)

Panda Yummy Noodle Bar - Unit 2, Robinson House, 8-10 High Street (2013)

Pandora - Jeweller - 54 County Mall (2012-)

Paparazzi - Stationery & Cards - 2 The Pavement (1986)

Paperchase - Stationery & Gifts - 37 County Mall (2016-)

Paradise - Ladies Fashion - 64 The Boulevard (1986)

Paris - Footwear - 44 County Mall (1998)

Parkhouse Personnel - Employment Agency - First Floor, 27 The Broadway (2006)

Parkhurst, George Adolphus; Parkhurst, John Wyndham - Dealer in Antiquities 49-51 High Street (1913-1924)

Park. M. - Veterinary Surgeon - 73 High Street (1951)

Parkside Cafe - 4 Parkside (2015-)

Parsons, Arthur - Tea Dealer - Wayside, London Road

Parsons, Edmund - Fruiterer - 40 Ifield Road

Parsons, G. & Sons - Builders - Goffs Park Road

Parsons, George - Photographer - Albert Studio, 6 Albert Cottages (133 High Street) (1913-1924)

George Parsons was a house painter but also took photographic portraits. His "Albert Studio" was a wooden building at the end of his back garden at 6 Albert Cottages. He later had a studio at 133 High Street between about 1905 and 1918. See the Sussex PhotoHistory webpage for more information.


Parsons.George - Builder, Contractor, Decorator, Plumber, Sanitary & Heating Engineer - Horsham Road; Buchan, Goff's Park

Parsons, Peter & William - Butchers - 55 Ifield Road

Partners - Stationery - 78 County Mall (1998)

Passport - Clothes - 47a High Street (1986)

Past Times - Gifts - 90 County Mall (2006)

Patterson, D.E. - Florist - 56 The Boulevard (1957-1958)

Pavey, Wiliam & Sons - Cabinet Makers - 59 Ifield Road

Pavillion News - Newsagent, Confectioner, Tobaconist - 6a The Pavilion Queens Square (2012-)

Paymaster General's Office - 11-13 High Street (1964-1968)

Peacocks - Clothing - 8 The Pavilion Queens Square (2006); 32-34 Queens Square (2018-)

Pearks Daries - Grocers - 10 The Martlets (1956-1958)

Pearl Globe Exchange - Bureau de Change - 21 Broad Walk (2017-)

Peffers, David Hay - Printseller - 17 Brighton Road (1913)

Penfold, Arthur - Carman - 96 Ifield Road

Penfold, Frank - Coal Merchant - 96 Ifield Road

Penfold, John & Son - Corn Seed and Coal Merchant; Garden Equipment - 29 High Street (1913-1980); John Penfold - Coal & Corn Merchant, Seed, Fertilisers - 22 Broad Walk (1957-1968); Penfolds - Pet Food, Seedsman, Dom. Equipment - 14 The Martlets (1958-1980); Pet & Garden Goods - 20 Broad Walk (1986)

John Penfold established his business about 1870. The business moved to the Martlets in 1981.


Pepe's Golden Griddle - Restaurant - High Street (1970-1998)

Perfume Shop, The - Health & Beauty - 56 County Mall (2006-)

Peri-Peri Original - Food Takeaway - 22 The Boulevard (2013-2018)

Perity, J. - Butcher & Provisions - 36 High Street (1968-1976)

Perkins, Dorothy - See Dorothy Perkins

Perring, John - See John Perring

Perris, John - See John Perris

Personell Selection - Employment Agency - 16 High Street (1980)

Pertemps - 1 Brittingham House Orchard Street (First Floor) - Recruitment Agency

Peskett & Co, - Builders, Contractors, Plumbers, Decorators &c. - Spencers Road; 102 Malthouse Road

Peter Dominic - Off Licence - 35 Queensway (1972-1986), 27 The Martlets< (1956-1968)/div>
Peters, Cecil Clarence - Confectioner - 2 Post Office Road (1938)

Pets Corner - Pet Shop - 33 Queensway (1998-2018); Spindle Way (2018-)

Peylon, Wm. & Co. - Boot Mas. - 31 High Street (1913)

Philip Francis - Jeweller - 3 The Martlets (1972-1986)

Phillips Bros. Character Shoes - Footwear - 17 Queensway (1956-1958)

Phillips, Martha - Fancy Repository - 12 High Street (1913)

Piazza Continental - Restaurant - 5 Broad Walk (1986)

Pick 'n Mix - Confectionery - Kiosk I County Mall (2006)

Pilot - Ladies Wear - 26 County Mall (1998), 28-29 County Mall (2006)

Pincho's - Spanish Restaurant - 59 High Street (2010-2012)

Pineapple - Ladies Wears - 57 County Mall (2006-2012)

Pine Direct - Furniture - 17 Broad Walk (1998)

Pinky - Ladies Fashion - 23-24 Queens Square (2014)

Pins & Needles - Fabrics & Haberdashery - 9 The Martlets (1980-1986); Ladies Clothes; Fabrics and Wool, Haberdashery - 25 The Martlets (1968-1980)

Pip Print - Printing - 29 The Broadway (1986)

Phoenix Homes - Estate Agent - 5 High Street (1986-)

Phones 4u - Mobile Phones - 1 The Martlets (2012-2014)

Photo? - Photagraphy - 1A Robinson Road (1986)

Pickfords - Travel Agent - 22 The Boulevard (1986)

Pins & Needles - Ladies Clothes - 25 The Martlets

Piper, Arthur - Coffee House and Photographer

Arthur Piper ran his business between 1895 and 1901. See the Sussex PhotoHistory webpage for more information.


Pizza Express - Restaurant - 2 The Boulevard (2006-)

Pizza Hut - Restaurant - 38-40 High Street (1998); 34 The Boulevard (2006-); Unit 5, Crawley Leisure Park, London Road (2012-)

Planet Cafe - Coffee Shop - 14 Queensway (2016)

Plan Personnel - Employment Agency - 48 High Street (1998-2006)

Plant, J.H. - Electrical Engineers - 10 Brighton Road (1951-1980)
Plant, J.H. - Offices - 10 Brighton Road (1998)

Platinum Estates - Estate Agent - 6 Brighton Road (2014-)

Plaza Barbers & Riva Hair Salon - Hairdresser - 1 Broad Walk (2012)

Polish Food - Mini Market - 3 Broad Walk (2012-2013)

Pollard & Son - Wheelwrights - 90 West Street

Pook, Ethel - Draper - 43 High Street (1924)

Popular Bookshop - 2 Ifield Road (1968), 4 Ifield Road (1972-1998)

Portmaid - Ladies Wear - 4 The Broadway (1986)

Portslade Garages - Garage & Car Showroom 4-5 Grand Parade, High Street (1968)

Posche Store - Womens Fashion - 96 County Mall (2016-2018)

Post Office - Post Office Road (1924); 11-13 High Street (1928-1959); Offices - 11-13 High Street (1976-1986); The Boulevard (1959-)

Postmasters: Daniel Clarke 1924


Potter, Ralph - Confectioners - 18 Springfield Road

Pound Crazy - Discount Store - 30-31 Queens Square (1998)

Poundland - Discount Store - 10-11 Queen's Square (2006), 42-46 The Boulevard (2009-), 14-19 Queen's Square (2009-)

Pound Magic - Household Goods - 2-3 Queen's Square (2006)

Pounds - Mens Wear - 29 High Street (1986)

Poundworld - Discount Store - 8 The Pavilion Queens Square (2012-2018)

Powell, William Charles - Insurance Agent Wynott, Malthouse Road

Premier Express - Mini Market - 6 The Boulevard (2012-)

Premier Supermarkets - Supermarket - 42-46 The Broadway (1956-1958)

In 1964 the Premier chain was sold to Unilever's Mac Fisheries chain for 1million.


Pret a Manger - Sandwich Bar - Unit 2, 26 The Martlets (2013-)

Prezzo - Restaurant - 60 High Street (2012-)

Prices Tailors - Tailors - 6 Queens Square< (1957-1958)/div>
Priceworth - Household Goods - 17 Broad Walk (2006)

Primark - Clothing - 32-34 Queens Square (1998-2013), Store 4 County Mall (2013-)

Principles - Ladies & Mens Wear - 35-36 County Mall (1998)

Private Shop - Aldult Products - 1 High Street (2006-2018)

Pro-Body - Fitness Equipment - 8 The Boulevard (1998)


Pronta Print - Printer - 12 Brighton Road (1986-2006)

Pronuptia - Bridal Wear - 29 High Street (1986)

Property Shop, The - Estate Agent - 18 Brighton Road (1986)

Pukka Hakka - Indo-Chinese Take-away - 5b Pegler Way (2014-2015)

Pumpkin Patch - Childrens Wear - Unit 2A, 26 The Martlets (2006)