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Nobody bought Fletcher Jones

By Barcham 29 May 2013 11

Fletcher Jones

According to the Property Observer, Canberra’s favourite abandoned suit-store, Fletcher Jones, went to auction and nobody bought it.

Let’s all chip in and buy it for You Are Here.

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HiddenDragon 12:07 am 30 May 13

I’m impressed that an area which can be quite grotty and off-putting when you’re actually there can be made to look so fresh, and shiny and appealingly Mediterranean in a pic – and yet no one was sucked in by it.

Dilandach 11:23 pm 29 May 13

Thumper said :

RiotACT offices and new live music venue?

Well I guess they’ve gotta do something with the piles of money. I guess there’s only so many times Johnboy can dive into it scrooge mcduck style before getting bored.

Codders111 10:49 pm 29 May 13

You Are Here would be FANTASTIC but I’ll be happy as long as it’s not another McDonalds/

LSWCHP 9:25 pm 29 May 13

I still remember going in there with my Dad when I was a kid around the late 70s sometime and watching him being fitted up for a new suit. It was awesomely grown up and serious mens business.

I think he still has the suit too. 🙂

Jivrashia 8:04 pm 29 May 13

And so this closes another chapter in the history of Canberra…

I fear to make this inquiry but will it be replace with another Scottish Restaurant?

poetix 8:03 pm 29 May 13

Are the mannequins still in there, with their strangely bereft bottoms?

Mummy 8:01 pm 29 May 13

nobody said :

No I didn’t.


Thumper 7:11 pm 29 May 13

RiotACT offices and new live music venue?

Pork Hunt 6:06 pm 29 May 13

nobody said :

No I didn’t.

That’s a good thing. Imagine if you had bought it, the headline could have/of been “Somebody bought Fletcher Jones” and thus completely false…

nobody 5:46 pm 29 May 13

No I didn’t.

Jerry Atric 4:30 pm 29 May 13

Surprised that the Snow family didn’t snap it up. After all it is their heritage site, rather than the airport – Snow’s Manchester and haberdashery etc. I used to love the spring loaded cash/ receipt system – wires strung out across the store with capsules whizzing along them. Far more exciting than J B Youngs, a few doors up, near Leo’s cafe and Ally Nish’s sports store.

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