Friday, 9 July 2010
Around Weatherfield - The Kabin
The Kabin was run for the longest time by Mrs. Rita Sullivan, an ex-nightclub singer, Miss Sullivan first opened the shop as a newsagents on Rosamund Street, before moving onto Coronation Street following the redevelopment (overseen by Maurice Jones).
The newsagents became a post office in the early 21st century, and has managed to survive the cuts to the Royal Mail postal services. Though known as The Kabin, the Post Office signage didnt reflect this, until the late 2000's when the sign got a paint job.
When told his shop would make the Recorder this week, Mr. Cole commented "Oh, I thought this was for the Gazette, sorry!" Quite, Mr. Cole...