Clements was a favourite of shoppers in Watford for many years and this picture is how the approach to the popular department store looked before the flyover was built.

Many of us will be visiting the town centre to buy our gifts in the build up to December 25, but many of the shops we remember fondly have changed or disappeared altogether.

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With the help of Watford Museum and its volunteer archivist Christine Orchard, we are looking back at some of those favourite shops and High Street scenes so many of us remember as the countdown to Christmas Day continues.

This 1968 picture is another from the museum’s Bob Nunn Collection and shows cars filtering into the High Street in front of Clements from Upton Park.