This is the story of how one son built upon his father’s pioneering business to make a great success in his own right.
William Bews shop was at 12 Albert Street, Kirkwall
By sheer hard work and canny business sense John Tait built up his business in Albert Street supplying other traders and people throughout the islands.
“And so, onto Albert Street, where we noticed the pleasing symmetry of the niches on the top story of the Bank of Scotland building, opposite another green plaque, commemorating Malcolm Laing, on the wall of The Tree Shop”
Works will now move to the front of The Reel and the adjoining car park – the car park will be closed at points during this work. This is then followed by the area in front of the Clydesdale Bank mid to late March.