Jonathan Blatchford

My pages:

Page link: Stead's and the Partnership
Stead's and the Partnership
The evolution of printing methods, 1965-1999
Page link: The rise of johnlewis.com
The rise of johnlewis.com
Ensuring a fantastic future
Page link: Auburn Ltd (later Taylor and Penton)
Auburn Ltd (later Taylor and Penton)
The Luton hat factory
Page link: Alec Hodson
Alec Hodson
Harpsichord maker for Peter Jones
Page link: Didsbury
Didsbury
Customer Contact Centre (CCC)
Page link: Hamilton
Hamilton
Customer Contact Centre
Page link: York
York
The division's newest flexible format store
Page link: Blakelands
Blakelands
Big ticket hub at Milton Keynes
Page link: Stevenage
Stevenage
New town, new Clearings
Page link: Magna Park
Magna Park
Distribution's move into the Brave New World
Page link: CA Flawn
CA Flawn
A Partnership factory in Cornwall
Page link: The early years of Herbert Parkinson
The early years of Herbert Parkinson
Acquired by the Partnership in 1953
Page link: The Grand Opening of John Lewis At Home, Chichester
The Grand Opening of John Lewis At Home, Chichester
Flooded with customers (and water)
Page link: Decline and eventual closure in 2007
Decline and eventual closure in 2007
Saying goodbye to Birtwistle's
Page link: The Partnership Council
The Partnership Council
A brief outline
Page link: The Partnership in Paris
The Partnership in Paris
A French connection
Page link: Leckford Abbas
Leckford Abbas
Purchased in 1929
Page link: How to contact us
How to contact us
Get in touch with the website editors
Page link: Contributing to the site
Contributing to the site
How to add your words and pictures
Page link: About our site
About our site
Welcome to the John Lewis Memory Store
Page link: The acquisition of Thompsons
The acquisition of Thompsons
Peterborough store joins the Partnership
Page link: The acquisition of Jones Brothers, 1940
The acquisition of Jones Brothers, 1940
338-366 Holloway Road, North London
Page link: Sabeema Arts Club
Sabeema Arts Club
1933- present
Page link: Embracing the new century
Embracing the new century
The renovations of 2001 and 2007
Page link: The death of Mr John Lewis, 1928
The death of Mr John Lewis, 1928
Spedan assumes control of Oxford Street
Page link: How John Lewis ended up in prison
How John Lewis ended up in prison
A new century, same old Mr Lewis
Page link: Purchasing Peter Jones in 1905
Purchasing Peter Jones in 1905
Growing the business beyond Oxford Street
Page link: Sir Charlie Mayfield
Sir Charlie Mayfield
2007-present
Page link: Sir Stuart Hampson
Sir Stuart Hampson
Chairman from 1993 to 1997
Page link: Peter Lewis
Peter Lewis
1972-1993
Page link: Dr Crippen, customer and killer
Dr Crippen, customer and killer
Convicted with the help of a Jones Brothers buyer
Page link: Heelas continues to grow
Heelas continues to grow
Into the twentieth century
Page link: John and Daniel Heelas
John and Daniel Heelas
Founders of Heelas, Reading
Page link: Mr LB Smith
Mr LB Smith
Managing Director of John Lewis in South Africa
Page link: The 60's and 70's at Caleys
The 60's and 70's at Caleys
Continuing Royal connections
Page link: Aquisition and Wartime at Caleys
Aquisition and Wartime at Caleys
The smallest shop in the Partnership
Page link: Project Saphire
Project Saphire
Regeneration to mark ten years
Page link: The Partnership's second go at Peterborough
The Partnership's second go at Peterborough
Building of the Queensgate Centre
Page link: The War Years, 1939-1945
The War Years, 1939-1945
Silk Shop prospers in peverse conditions
Page link: Introduction
Introduction
The At Home concept
Page link: Introduction
Introduction
The At Home concept
Page link: Introduction
Introduction
The At Home concept
Page link: Introduction
Introduction
The At Home concept
Page link: Introduction
Introduction
Outlet stores; a new way to shop
Page link: Introduction
Introduction
The At Home Concept
Page link: Introduction
Introduction
The At Home concept
Page link: Introduction
Introduction
The At Home Concept
Page link: Introduction
Introduction
The At Home Concept
Page link: Introduction
Introduction
The At Home Concept
Page link: Post-war Years
Post-war Years
Disappearing from the High Street
Page link: Introduction
Introduction
The At Home concept
Page link: The big day in pictures
The big day in pictures
A selection of snaps from the first day of trading
Page link: Construction
Construction
Turning a vision into a reality
Page link: A proposed model of John Lewis Aberdeen
A proposed model of John Lewis Aberdeen
Gazette, 30th May, 1987
Page link: JL Aberdeen welcomes a new department
JL Aberdeen welcomes a new department
A brave new kitchen adventure
Page link: Planning
Planning
Norco House, the Nicholson Centre and Bon Accord: How would the Partnership fit in
Page link: Introduction
Introduction
The Partnership's most northerly department store
Page link: The War Years, 1939-1945
The War Years, 1939-1945
Welwyn Department Stores Ltd
Page link: Aquisition into the Partnership, 1984
Aquisition into the Partnership, 1984
Becoming John Lewis Welwyn
Page link: The Garden City Concept
The Garden City Concept
Pre-Partnership Preface
Page link: John Lewis Welwyn is 30
John Lewis Welwyn is 30
30 happy years in the Partnership
Page link: Horse-riding champions at John Lewis Welwyn
Horse-riding champions at John Lewis Welwyn
Welwyn girls secure inter-branch victory