Andover, Hampshire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

My Time Near Andover

WE were married in July 1966. As I was stationed at Middle Wallop, after our honeymoon in London we caught the train to Andover and stayed for 2 nights at the White Hart (is that the name? Opposite the old bus station near the canal and post office). We hired a flat on Weyhill Road and decided we must have a washing ...Read full memory

The Old Swimming Pool

Does anyone else remember the open air swimming pool? We loved going there when we were kids. Kids today would have loved it. Such a shame they get rid of these sort of things, does anyone have any old photos of this?

A memory of Andover by Nicky Goodland

Swimming Pools In Andover

I well remember the open air swimming pool where we used to go for swimming lessons from Norman Gate primary school as well as the open air pool at the Grammar School featured in one of your photos. However my first experience of swimming was in the River Anton. Where the river comes under the railway line, it comes ...Read full memory

A memory of Andover by chris_dance