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How we compare to Burgess Hill

 
 
On 14 Dec 2009 at 12:17am SAR wrote:
THEY got a KFC - we don't
THEY got a Mc Donald's - we don't
THEY got an Iceland - we don't
THEY got a Papa John's - we don''t
THEY got a Blockbuster - we don't
THEY got lot's of cheap parking - we don't
THEY got a toyshop - we don't
THEY got a Poundshop - we don't
THEY got lots of chistmas decorations - we don't
THEY got a Lidl - we don't
Almost all under one roof.
OUR chavs are more sophisticated
OUR beer is better
OUR twine is superior
That's about all. I think we ccould do with some fast food outlets as long as we lace the food with contraceptives. That's also true for Bill's though.
 
 
On 14 Dec 2009 at 3:35am Brixtonbelle wrote:
Well thank god I didnt move there then. The whole point about Lewes is that it isn't everywhere else. And the only one of those shops which is remotely interesting is 'The poundshop' who are almost like woolies. Bright ideas is a great toyshop in Lewes by the way.
 
 
On 14 Dec 2009 at 8:23am The Tooth Fairy wrote:
You maybe correct SAR, but have lots of lovely, lovely, lovely ex Londoners to patronise us (while sitting outside 'Bills').
 
 
On 14 Dec 2009 at 8:27am Annette Curtin-Twitcher wrote:
Burgess Hill has a population of over 26,000, so is more than 50% bigger than Lewes. That means a lot more custom for the big chains you're talking about.
The town has few buildings of historical interest or architectural merit, and it is not (I think) situated in an area of outstanding natural beauty. Therefore it is easier to build new shops, homes etc and that has enabled the town to expand in a way that will never be possible in Lewes.
If you want to live in an expanding town with lots of chain stores and fast food outlets, why not move there?
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On 14 Dec 2009 at 9:10am Cliffebimbo wrote:
I used to spend quite a bit of time in Burgess Hill when I was younger, and I never, ever felt comfortable. It's one of those places where if you look at someone's pint you are likely to get hit!!! Some of this also might relate to our Saturday morning trips there to the market, back in the 70's and it was ALWAYS raining, and the short time I lived there with a friend and had my car nicked on the second day I had it. Wouldn't mind a KFC or McDonalds though but if I had a choice I would rather live in Newhaven!!
 
 
On 14 Dec 2009 at 10:16am DFE wrote:
we need a subway,mcd's and a dominoes. papa john's is pig swill
 
 
On 14 Dec 2009 at 11:56am Bunter wrote:
Exactly Brixtonbelle. People move around all the time - usually from a place they don't like to somewhere they do. I can't see why the people who don't like Lewes as it is don't move to the delights of Burgess Hill, Haywards Heath and Croydon.
 
 
On 14 Dec 2009 at 11:58am Burnt toast wrote:
Their parking charges were just raised by 150%
 
 
On 15 Dec 2009 at 10:01am olithedrifter wrote:
all we need is an uncle sams


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