Thanks to Jeanette Goss for writing this post for the A-Z challenge.
Many people would flock to the Sorell Sale yards. Many of them were local farmers there to sell their wares.
Then: site of the Sale yards
Now: the site of the current library, spare block and Mc Donald’s
Other places that I remember over time from 1962 – current
Then: Braithwaite supermarket
Now: Gordon Street now the site of Banjos and Terry White Chemist
Then: Tote – TAB – betting agency
Now: Sorell Doctors Surgery
Then: Shell Service station operated by Stan Mead
Now: the premises of Cellerbrations liquor outlet next to Pembroke Hotel
Then: BP? service station operated by John Kregor corner of Gordon Street and opposite the St George’s Church hall
Now: United service station
Then: Braithwaite Store later became Sorell Wine Cellar
Now: the office of the Liberal member for Lyons
Then: SBT (Savings Bank of Tasmania) later Commonwealth Bank
Now: before becoming the Sorell Vet
Then Mitre 10 had a smaller store on Gordon Street before extending to larger premises on Cole Street.
Readers: What other changes to shops and trading can you remember over the time you have lived in the municipality?