The High Street favourite may have closed 28 years ago but the memories live on and we have got 17 for you.
Take a look through our photographs of the store which was a South Shields favourite.
1. A golden day in 1977
K Price, general manager of Binns, South Shields, cuts the cake to celebrate the firm's 50th anniversary in the town in 1977. Pictured left to right re: E Dennison, G Witten, assistant general manager; and Mrs R Cooper, boutique buyer. Photo: Shields Gazette
2. In the store in 1969
We hope our photo selection brings back happy memories of Binns. Photo: Shields Gazette
3. The latest in electricals
A June 1979 reminder. Which electrical items do you remember buying at Binns? Photo: Shields Gazette
4. Pictured in 1968
Do these photos bring back memories of shopping at Binns? Here is a photo from November 1968. Photo: Shields Gazette