Formerly known as Goose Lane
St Swithins church at left adjacent to building where Kays started.
On left hand side: W and R Fletcher, Opticians and Listen Inn
On Right hand side: International stores, Dewhurst Butchers, Halifax Building Society and Hung Up
In the late 18th Century, watchmakers John Skarratt and Co traded from the shop on left. They manufactured clocks and watches and sold to railway companies. Under leadership of W Kilbourne Kay they expanded to become mail order pioneer Kay and Company.
[Extract from wall plaque]