Aldershot, Hampshire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

Historic maps of Aldershot and the local area, hand-drawn by Ordnance Survey cartographers and Samuel Lewis.

Aldershot Lido

I used to swim here every summer, one of my best memories of relaxed swimming, the 'Slippery dip' slide and sun bathing. I remember there was a canteen where we used to buy icecreams and wandering around the grassey grounds - This made the 70s summer for me!

A memory of Aldershot

Where's The Bandstand?

My dad took me to see the old barracks being demolished and we had a vantage point from a bandstand next to RAOC. It last appears on 1963 map prior to Potters building the Hotel. It would appear that the extension has ...Read full memory

A memory of Aldershot by Mark Briars

My Stay At The Cambridge Military Hospital

I had my tonsils removed at the Cambridge Miltary Hospital in 1981 (aged 8).  The only memory I have of this time is of a little girl named Yvonne Cherry who stayed in the bed next to mine, she ...Read full memory

A memory of Aldershot by Tracey Barden