WHAT WOULD YOU LIKE THE OLD HSBC BANK TO BE?

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WHAT WOULD YOU LIKE THE OLD HSBC BANK TO BE?

Post by leenewham »

I predicted it would become a Pizza Express in an earlier post, but what would you like it to be?

I deli?

An Antiques shop?

Starbucks (got forbid!)

Cost Coffee?

Cafe uno?

Wagamomma?

An indendant quality Bistro?

Any suggestions?

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Post by goonerchamp »

A £2 shop?? - that would surely double the earning potential of the site !! :lol:

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So did anyone have "be positive" as a new years resolution?

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Post by fishcox »

Given the amount of money they are looking for for the premises, it will have to sell something which generates a great deal of profit.

As well as the initial outlay on the purchase, it would also need quite a bit spending on a refurb. As it was a bank, I wouldnt be surprised if there was a lot of 'heavy duty' stuff in there, which would take a fair bit of shifting.

Say £200k for the purchase, with another £30k on top for the switchover.

It would make an excellent pizza place though - or a really cool bar.

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Sports pub.

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Shop

Post by sean »

Restaurant or garden centre or Tesco Metro.

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Post by leenewham »

fishcox wrote:Given the amount of money they are looking for for the premises, it will have to sell something which generates a great deal of profit.

As well as the initial outlay on the purchase, it would also need quite a bit spending on a refurb. As it was a bank, I wouldnt be surprised if there was a lot of 'heavy duty' stuff in there, which would take a fair bit of shifting.

Say £200k for the purchase, with another £30k on top for the switchover.

It would make an excellent pizza place though - or a really cool bar.
Are they selling it freehold or lease? A lot of Pizza express's are made from old banks. But ask pizza or Zilli woudl be good too, or perhaps jamie Oliver may think of opening here, he's starting a new chain of Italian restaurants.

I'm not a fan of chains (except pizza express, zilli etc.)

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Post by castiron73 »

A branch of HSBC

I have some cheques from Christmas to pay in

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Post by poppy »

Please not an Ask, their pizzas are rubbish! Hardly any topping. Pizza Express has a far better selection.

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hsbc into?

Post by superman176 »

I think the HSBC should be, Bring back the Records, CD`s an DVD shop, Blockbuster Video, McDonalds or Burger King or Pizza Hut, Snooker Club AND OF COURSE A PROPER FISH and CHIPS SHOP!!!!! No more pound shops or hairdressers...

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Post by leenewham »

Anything, but anything but McDonalds or Burger king heavens forbid!

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Post by dodd »

A bookies.
The high street's crying out for one.

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Garden Centre / Shop

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Post by MiniFox »

castiron73 wrote:A branch of HSBC

I have some cheques from Christmas to pay in
:P

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Post by Juwlz »

Posh gift and clothes / accessories shop along the lines of 'bunka' in Forest Hill. Badly needed (by me).

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a funky grown-up late-nite bar (obviously)

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Post by poppy »

I have never found anything in Bunka worth buying. Have you Juwlz? But something similar with a better selection would be good on the high street, but not sure that is the right builiding.

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Post by Liberty »

Bring back HSBC... Failing that an organic greengrocers would be nice :)

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Re: WHAT WOULD YOU LIKE THE OLD HSBC BANK TO BE?

Post by McLondres »

leenewham wrote:I predicted it would become a Pizza Express in an earlier post, but what would you like it to be?

I deli?

An Antiques shop?

Starbucks (got forbid!)

Cost Coffee?

Cafe uno?

Wagamomma?

An indendant quality Bistro?

Any suggestions?
A Wetherspoons?

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Post by Eagle »

I would like it to be an HSBC bank. So anoying the only major bank not in Sydenham or Forest Hill.
Surely must be customers for a return of The Midland to corner of Venner Road. It was my first bank as a child with a childrens savings account.

They can get rid of the two sponging banks that is RBS ( Known to some as Natwest and Lloyds , they have cost us too much money )

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