Back in 1960 / 61 you could still get a three-day laundry service at the Rastrick Laundry, when all missing buttons would be replaced free of charge. Or get your new carpet from Direct Carpet Company, when the businesss was still at 36, Briggate. A lot has happened in the last 57 years. This featured photograph dates back to the mid 1950s..
It is over fifty years ago that what can almost be described as a local institution closed in Brighouse. An establishment that had been open for almost a century and was known across the generations.