Our Business is an antique, vintage, and retro outlet store. As soon as called amongst the '100 finest stores' worldwide by Retail Week, this previous Edwardian picture palace boasts 10,000 square feet of display rooms and is the home of a cumulative of antiquarians, designers, designers, craftsmen, and jewelers.
Our Business was simply that, a regional picture house circa 1908 to 1934, when it was given up and stayed dark for twenty years-- apart from a quick spell as parachute storage throughout WWII.
The structure resumed in the 1950's offering Victorian furniture and was quickly bring in a strong export market as standard British antiques ended up being the style around Europe, America, and Japan.
Throughout the 1970s, the website directly prevented demolition by a grocery store chain. Rather, a few regional antiquarians acquired the freehold, reconditioned the old structure and developed the much-liked regional tourist attraction that continues to influence visitors with its eccentric mix of furniture and devices.