The Tobacconists and the Old Star used to be reversed, with the pub where the tobacconist is. (Unfortunately, Leaders closed down in 2017)
The buildings were changed to their present positions by the brewery in 1908. The tobacconist shop was bought by the father of the present owner
The shop was established over 100 years ago and been in the Leader family for over 60 years. It was well known for it's traditional (retro) sweets, the finest range of loose Tobaccos and smokers accessories. The shop was stripped and plastered, and remains em;pty July 2019.