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Fenecks - CLOSED

140 Union Street, Plymouth PL1 3HL, England
+44 1752 665763
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Excellent shop apparently closed.

Came by this afternoon to get a stock of detatched starched wing and plain collars together with... read more

Reviewed 22 August 2014
HillyCirencester
,
Plymouth, United Kingdom
via mobile
Old school!

Had my medals mounted here twice now, very friendly and helpful staff. It is easy to find and free... read more

Reviewed 29 September 2013
RossMT
,
Plymouth
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  • Excellent88%
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  • Average0%
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22 Aug 2014
“Excellent shop apparently closed.”
29 Sep 2013
“Old school!”
LOCATION
140 Union Street, Plymouth PL1 3HL, England
CONTACT
+44 1752 665763
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Reviewed 22 August 2014 via mobile

Came by this afternoon to get a stock of detatched starched wing and plain collars together with studs etc for my Brother only to find to my horror that the shop was closed, no notice and the windows covered by great sheets of paper. I...More

7  Thank HillyCirencester
Reviewed 29 September 2013

Had my medals mounted here twice now, very friendly and helpful staff. It is easy to find and free parking opposite in the Aldi car park.

5  Thank RossMT
Reviewed 18 September 2013

Fascinating old shop. Apparently the only surviving military/naval tailor and medallists for hundreds of miles. I have ben in to buy minor accessories like studs and formal bow ties but it is doing a steady stream of work on uniforms and much more. A genuinely...More

7  Thank Terry C
Reviewed 19 June 2013

As if from a lost era. Pity this shop doesn't have a website. I am sure there are so many images and skills that could be shown, not least the uniforms. My neighbour and mate is a naval doctor who uses this place to have...More

9  Thank ChasC_12
Reviewed 21 May 2013

My father remember Gieves on Mutley Plain, long since gone. Fenecks are first rate traditional naval and military tailors and medalists who seem to have justifiably survived for a very long time serving commissioned and some non-commissioned officers based locally or regionally who need work...More

10  Thank PlongeurV
Reviewed 11 January 2013

Living history in a Dockyard and Garrison town. Historic but current dress uniforms in the window of this modest but very long established business. Fascinating. Never come across anywhere like it and I doubt there is anywhere similar unless you go some swanky establishment in...More

12  Thank Cr0wM
Reviewed 11 November 2011

My god father used to bring his uniforms here for alterations as his well fed and ageing stature varied over time. Fascinating place. Friendly informed and skillful staff.

20  Thank creasedup
Reviewed 18 October 2011

Great to find another almost unique independent still trading successfully in the city especially because it is genuinely unusual curious different interesting and useful. Situated on the northern side half way down Union Street in a position you might feel uncomfortable about when the clubs...More

14  Thank Jannerbloke
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