You are standing in front of Buxton Pets, but this shop was once home to the Buxton branch of Mac Fisheries, a popular chain of fishmongers. As you can see, the shop has an open front where customers could serve themselves. Although common and unremarkable these days, this would have been quite radical at the time. Many locals can still recall the powerful aroma of fresh fish whilst walking past.
We recorded local memories of MacFisheries, including this gentleman, who had worked at the shop after school:
You can find out more about this photograph, and read a transcript of the audio, below.