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Additional Images from 1950 onwards

Advertising and brochures

More marketing from the 1970's

Drama at Suters

Pancake day competition in High Street Slough in 1970s

Old Uxbridge Film stills Mayor Arthur Suter & Suters Uxbridge

Behind the Scenes at Suters of Slough and Uxbridge

Slough Observer June 1938

Outside photos of Suters Uxbridge and Slough

Suters in Switzerland

Advertising and brochures (Click on image to enlarge)

[See also Suters advertising from the Ledbury era till close of business in 1978 at Slough and Uxbridge ]

Vogue March 1964 & from 1960s

Vogue December 1963 Come "Store-gazing" campaign Vogue - April 1964 and "Spring store-gazing brochure below

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Detailed brochure pages of the brochures from the 1960s here

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More marketing from the 1970's here....

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The Suters flag was on both stores in Uxbridge and Slough until the sale of the company in 1978 - The Union Jack would have been there on special occasions and a red and white "Sale" flag when the sale was on

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Marketing in the late 1960s & 1970s

1970s Advertising - Dick Suter (Richard) was responsible as Sales Promotion Director

Below: A selection of ads from the 1970s

image supplied by Slough Museum

See Suters "Scandinavia" brochure here

A Daily Telegraph article from 8th March 1971 with one of the stockists is Suters of Uxbridge

Slough College of Technology Magazine - 1970- 1971

The majority of Suters Ltd advertising was with local newspapers, sponsorship programmes and some public transport advertising as well as glossy magazines like Vogue. When the Greater London based radio station LBC Radio which was originally known as the London Broadcasting Company started broadcasting in 1973, Suters in Slough and Uxbridge ran several ads on the station during the early weeks.

Advertisement in the Fulcrum Theatre, Slough programme in 1977. The theatre closed in the 1980s and later became a cinema. Image supplied by Slough 1970s Facebook Group.

More advertisements at Suters advertising from the Ledbury era till close of business in 1978 at Slough and Uxbridge

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Drama at Suters

TV/ Film drama filmed at Suters of Slough in early 1960s - pictures below of Dick Suter (Richard) in shirt and tie with members of cast and crew

"Supercar" and "Stingray" come to Suters in Slough

View complete set of images of AP Films of the Supercar and Stingray visits here

Carry on Camping - The 1969 comedy "carry on" film was shot at Pinewood Studios, Iver Heath which is located between Slough and Uxbridge.

In one scene two of the characters return from a shopping trip with purchases wrapped up in the distinctive white and green Suters Department Stores bags.

Dick Suter with Adrian Hill and the car from 1968 film Chitty Chitty Bang Bang outside Suters in Slough in November 1969

Left: local news

More local news

Harry Ponton receives 25 year long service award

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Pancake day competition in High Street Slough in 1970s sponsored by Suters of Slough

Friendliness is a place called Suters

1976 Picture courtesy of Constance Rainer 1976 when she ran the pancake race for Suters . She was between number 15 and 19 . She almost came last but it was good fun !!

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Old Uxbridge Film Stills

Below stills from old Uxbridge film showing Mayor Arthur Suter leaving RAF Uxbridge, Inspecting the marching and RAF Uxbridge airmen marching past Burtons opposite Suters.

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Below scenes from old film of Uxbridge in the 1950s outside and inside Suters

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Behind the Scenes at Suters of Slough and Uxbridge

Left cash office Slough and Uxbridge See also Lamson System

Left General office Slough

Staff entrances - Clocking in and out system

Slough and Uxbridge See also Staff Clocking in and out at Suters

Right staff staircase at Slough

Dispatch area at Uxbridge and Slough

Staff dining facilities - Uxbridge

Slough See also Staff Restaurant Facilities

Kitchen at Slough for Customer and staff use:

Buying Office Slough Basement Uxbridge

Slough display signage studio Uxbridge display

Soft furnishings workroom Slough

Left & below Boardroom at Slough

David Suter, Peter Bradford, John Suter and Clarence Suter

Below Offices at Uxbridge

Left: Training room at Slough 1978 See also Training Staff at Suters

Warehouse in Stoke Gardens Slough See also Fisher and Denning Ltd

Earlier warehouse and base for subsidary Fisher & Denning in India Road, Slough

Staff accommodation in Datchet See also Staff Accommodation

Transport for a fashion show put on by Suters at an outside venue in Hillingdon

See also:

Suters advertising from the Ledbury era till close of business in 1978 at Slough and Uxbridge

Further Miscellaneous Facts and Information from the Suters era at Uxbridge and Slough

Shopfitting at Suters in Uxbridge

Suters Department Stores - Price Tags, Invoices, Order Forms, Bags Plus

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Below rear of Slough 1967 and 1978

Below Uxbridge

 

Christmas in Slough in 1960s

Outside High Street Slough in 1960s

High Street Slough in 1970s era with Suters on the far right. This image courtesy of the Slough 1970s Facebook group does not enlarge.

 

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Internal Photos of Suters in Slough and Uxbridge June 1978

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Suters of Slough Advertisement in the Slough Observer June 1938 (click on image to enlarge)

Front Page of Slough Oberserver June 1938 with Frank Farr & Sons advertisement (click on image to enlarge) Philip Suter established Frank Farr & Sons residential lettings department in 1984 (More information here)

Going down memory lane with the Slough Observer in 1994 with a picture of outside Suters of Slough during War Weapons Week in May 1941 with the mayor completing a model of a destroyer (click on image to enlarge)

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Rotary Club of Uxbridge 1954 - John Suter Middle row 4th from left - click on photo below to enter Uxbridge Roatary Club site. The Uxbridge club was founded in 1932

More information about John Suter Here

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After the sale of Suters, what happened to various family members involved with the company?.......

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Finally, since 1978 since Suters Ltd was sold and initially re-branded as Owen Owen there are still numerous businesses in Britain and further afield like in Switzerland where the "Suter" name is very popular.

Here we have a couple of examples of jewlers / bijouterie Suter (above) with John and Bobbie Suter in the late 1960s and below supplied in 2013 by another member of the Suter family who was visiting Switzerland.

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We understand further information about Suters Ltd can be found at the Slough Museum, Slough Berks Find out more Here

©Philip Suter - December 2013

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