Auctioneer's particulars for a sale on May 2nd 1932 :-
"This outstanding property undoubtedly occupies the key position, the most valuable and prominent site in the Resort, situated facing the two main roads leading in to the Town, and within a short distance of the new arterial Lincoln Road, now nearing completion.
Facing are two of the principal Hotels, the London and North and Eastern Railway Station, and the Head Post Office.
The Property is admirably suited for conversion into three or even four modern shops on the ground floor, or a Departmental Store, in brief, it is adapted for almost any trade.
There is a frontage to Lumley Road of 30 feet, to Lumley Square of 46ft. 8in., to High Street of 33ft. 3in., and the whole occupies an area of approximately 178 square yards.
The Business of Grocers and Provision Merchants has been carried on by Messrs. J. Barlow in these premises for upwards of 50 years, who have also enjoyed a full and clean OFF LICENCE for the Sale of Wines and Spirits, Beer and Cider, for over 46 years"
As of 2019 the building 2-6 Lumley Road is occupied by Alisons Department Store.