Scarborough town centre

The shops Scarborough used to have - how many do you remember?

It's 10 years since the nation was stunned when Woolworths stopped trading and left a huge hole in high streets up and down the country.

But plenty more names have left Scarborough since then - here's a reminder of some of them. And it is not just Scarborough which has been badly hit, click here to see the shops which Bridlington has lost in the last decade.

The Westborough building used to have a shop selling chocolates and a cafe.

5. Thorntons

The Westborough building used to have a shop selling chocolates and a cafe.
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The women's fashion retailer had its own shop in the town centre, although you can still pick up its range from within Debenhams in Scarborough.

6. Wallis

The women's fashion retailer had its own shop in the town centre, although you can still pick up its range from within Debenhams in Scarborough.
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The music giant went into administration for a second time over the Christmas period, but the Scarborough branch disappeared first time round in 2013.

7. HMV

The music giant went into administration for a second time over the Christmas period, but the Scarborough branch disappeared first time round in 2013.
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Another electrical retailer which left Scarborough, Comet closed its doors towards the end of 2012.

8. Comet

Another electrical retailer which left Scarborough, Comet closed its doors towards the end of 2012.
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