Alfie De Alfie (CLOSED), 81 Church Street
Business premises on the corner of Church Street and Old Palace Road, vacant as of January 2016. Still vacant as of mid-May 2016. Still vacant (and now boarded up) as of October 2016. Still vacant as of May 2017, but possibly with building work going on inside.
It was previously an African grocery shop called Alfie de Alfie, but this closed down some time in the latter half of 2015.
In Autumn 2013, plans were announced to run a series of pop-up shops in the space. The first of these, a babies/children's clothes shop photo, opened in October 2013 and had closed again by January 2014 photo of stripped-out interior taken through shutter.
In June 2014, the pop-up shop reopened in larger premises across the road at numbers 86-66.
Number 81 remained empty photo for a few months, but by July 2014 an appliances (white goods) shop called UK Monster Deals photo had opened. This closed again some time between November 2014 and March 2015 photo.
In April 2015 an African grocery shop called Alfie de Alfie opened up, having moved from its previous location at 3 Overton Yard (where it was variously known as Alfi Afro, Alfred's Food Store, and Cape Coast Market). This closed again some time between June 2015 and the end of 2015.