Jarrold's History - 1980s-1990s

Jarrold History - 1980s

• Bob Geldof and Midge Ure form charity group Band Aid. • Britain wins Falklands conflict. • Anglia Square shopping centre opens.

The John Jarrold Printing Museum opened at Whitefriars in 1982 and continues as a working museum today.

Jarrold's Spring Catalogue 1986 and topping out the new store

1987 cover of the Jarrold Instyle magazine(Above right) Brothers Richard, Peter and Antony are shown here on the roof of the Norwich store, topping out the latest phase of development.

(Above left and left) The spring catalogue from 1986, and INSTYLE magazine from 1987.

Alongside many changes to the Norwich store, including refitting and new departments, Jarrold bought Jackson's of Wymondham (below).

Jarrolds opens new furniture store in Wymondham

Jarrold History - 1990s

• Channel Tunnel opens, linking the UK with mainland Europe. • Labour win landslide victory ending Tory rule. • Norwich City play in Europe.

The Jarrold family gathers for the 225th Anniversary of the company

225th Anniversary commemoration plaque(Above) The sixth, seventh and eighth generations of the Jarrold family, with John Jarrold's second wife Joan, mark the 225th anniversary of the founding of the company in 1995.

(Left) A commemorative plate was designed for the anniversary.

Richard Jarrold retired as managing director of retail and became chairman in 2000.


A selection of advertising from the 1990s