Knight & Lee through the years

How Knight & Lee has changed through the years as plans for future are submitted

KNIGHT & Lee could be transformed into a cinema as well as a 43-bed hotel and more under new plans. 

The Southsea based department store which closed its doors for the final time in the summer has changed a lot in the 100 plus years since it was founded, including being bombed during WW2. Now it could be set for a dramatic redevelopment. Read more about the plans here. See how the store has changed through these pictures. 

Knight & Lee after being bombed by Germany in 1941 during WW2
Knight & Lee after being bombed by Germany in 1941 during WW2
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Here is Knight & Lee's second store on Elm Grove in 1949
Here is Knight & Lee's second store on Elm Grove in 1949
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A picture from inside Knight & Lee in days gone by.
A picture from inside Knight & Lee in days gone by.
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The Knight & Lee store in Elm Grove during the post-war period
The Knight & Lee store in Elm Grove during the post-war period
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