Another classic skate shop, Quarterback, get to show their roots. Hills was also a significant player at this point, even though their advert concentrated on the infamous scooters. NHR were sticking to the BMX purist approach, while the Empire Skate Building in Warrington were skate through and through. The Warrington roller rink played a crucial role in the revival of skateboarding. It was here that many of the key events of the era took place.