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Large Antiques Centre in St. Albans

3 Antique emporiums with over 100 dealers If you like antiques and collectables then you’ll like... read more

Reviewed 18 December 2015
Branko V
Stevenage, United Kingdom
The entire Fleetville site was demolished a couple of weeks ago to build houses. It is now a building site.

It is so sad to lose this characterful vintage emporium that was a landmark in St Albans. There... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2018
Potters Bar, United Kingdom
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221 Hatfield Road, St Albans AL1 4TB, England
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Reviewed 10 August 2018

It is so sad to lose this characterful vintage emporium that was a landmark in St Albans. There is nothing like it in that area and it will be missed by avid collectors and bargain hunters.

3  Thank jacqueliner691
Reviewed 1 February 2018

My first time at the emporium I enjoyed browsing and brought a couple of small items which I'm really pleased with, I intend to go back next week as I've seen a lovely dressing table. My experience was positive and the friendly helpful staff made...More

1  Thank Annet345
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

Not a bad place to go and visit even if your not buying. There is all ways good stuff to see at these vintage places and there lots of fun. The owners don't tend to push you, there very happy to leave you to look...More

Thank manuel g
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

We had a couple of hours to waste on our way to Heathrow for an evening departure and as we love hunting for antiques and we were in St. Albans we found this ‘Emporium’, well, as I say in my headline, this isn’t really antiques,...More

Thank Peter M
Reviewed 13 October 2017

Fleetville Emporium closed down in 2016 and the building has been demolished. However a new antique emporium is in action just behind the old place and has free parking and is well worth a visit. The new Vintage Emporium is open 7 days a week...More

1  Thank jacqueliner691
Reviewed 5 September 2017

My family and I have been visiting the Fleetville Vintage Emporium for several years. It has gone from 3 building to 2 now. But we still endure a 90 minute round road trip, in busy traffic for the chance to have a browse. We always...More

Thank honee44
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

Amazing place which is now down the bottom of the carpark, one huge warehouse rammed with vintage finds and a slightly smaller warehouse next door- cafe open at weekends Seems they have a lot more stock - really great place to source interior design pieces

Thank Corinne R
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

I love this place, as a collector of the strange and unusual this is like a treasure trove of amazing vintage gold. Everything you could possibly think of is there and the staff are lovey. I had only just discovered the Vintage Emporium when the...More

1  Thank Opal S
Reviewed 18 December 2015

3 Antique emporiums with over 100 dealers If you like antiques and collectables then you’ll like this destination Prices seemed quite reasonable - Onsite cafe (we arrived too to try)

5  Thank Branko V
Reviewed 13 December 2015

I agree with the other reviewers about the cold...and damp. I found it to be quite expensive, not really the place for bargains (unlike 'celebrity road trip'). We go to antique emporiums all over the country and this is the first time we have been...More

2  Thank nevandjane
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