Binns Department Stores


In 1811 George Binns opened his original haberdashery store at 173 High Street West, Sunderland. The business grew into the Binns Department Store chain.

H. Binns, Son & Co Ltd (1897-1934)

Binns Ltd (1934-) Locations:

  • Sunderland, Fawcett Street 
  • Sunderland, Athenaeum Street
  • Sunderland, Borough Road
  • Darlington, High Row
  • Darlington, Blackwellgate
  • Middlesbrough
  • West Hartlepool
  • South Shields
  • Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Carlisle
  • Dumfries
  • Edinburgh
  • Hull
  • Grimsby

In April 1953, Binns Ltd was taken over by House of Fraser Ltd.

(Source: House of Fraser Archive, accessed 15/04/16)

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021269:Binns Ltd Market Street/Grey Street Newcastle upon Tyne Unknown c.1932

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- Overview Map Street View This row of 18th century buildings on High Street West in Sunderland, is being restored by the Tyne & Wear Buildings Preservation Trust. Number 173 was ...

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