Jarrold's History - 1980s-1990s

• 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.

(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).


1990s

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

(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.