Wednesday, December 6, 2006
It sold the first wax phonograph cylinders to curious shoppers in 1894. Now rock stars and politicians are fighting to save the world’s oldest record shop from closure. The owners of Spillers Records, recognised by Guinness World Records as the oldest such emporium on Earth, say that it will close unless a buyer is found.
Spillers, in the Hayes Market, is standing in the way of a £700 million property development that will bring a new department store complex to the Welsh capital.