Tag: New Barnet
What did happen to Comp Shop
Nine years after asking “Whatever happened to Comp Shop?”, I now have the answer. For those who don’t know, Comp Shop was the ground-breaking computer shop, first in New Barnet and then later also on Tottenham Court Road, that played a major part in the early days of UK microcomputing through its production and sale…
What ever happened to “Comp Shop”?
My brother and I were lucky in one respect in that, after December 1978 (when we moved) anyway, we were living on the doorstep, more or less, of the UK’s most important computer emporium, Comp Shop Ltd, of Station Road, New Barnet. Of course we didn’t know this at the time – we didn’t get…