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Murdo Maclean & Sons Dept store Stornoway

Murdo Maclean & Sons Dept store Stornoway Stock Photo

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Tony Smith / Alamy Stock Photo

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6333 x 3085 px | 53.6 x 26.1 cm | 21.1 x 10.3 inches | 300dpi

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12 December 2012


25 Cromwell Street Stornoway Isle of Lewis, Scotland UK HS1 2DD

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Murdo Maclean and sons is Stornoway's premier department store. A kind of Outer Hebrides Jenners or Kendals, not yet swallowed up by the House of Fraser. Locals tell me that a trip there was an experience as a child, maybe getting whipped up to the 1st floor for school shoes, sunday best or uniform. I have certainly taken a few shots of it over the years, its a Stornoway icon, (almost as famous as butchers Macleod & MacleodsBlack Pudding or Irn Bru Sausages). As you walk in there is bric-a-brac downstairs with soft furnishings at the rear. Upstairs are the wearables, shoes, clothes etc. I am told that they stock some quite posh stuff too. I did spot some people sporting Tommy Hilfiger tops in The Thai Cafe, although that might have been from a stall on Inverness Market. They did have mainland accents! An on-line review I read said i"There’s a nice selection of Posh womens hats and bags (Think weddings and church) and a range of womens wear and underwear which is mostly suited to the more mature lady but sometimes you can find a great modern “young person” piece"./i Murdo Maclean & Sons Ltd 25 Cromwell Street, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis, HS1 2DD, Tel: 01851 703416, Fax: 01851 706362

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