Aveley, Stafford Road c.1960
Memories of Aveley, Stafford Road c1960
This photo actually shows Stifford Road at the South Ockendon end. The road goes over the railway bridge in the distance and up to Ford Place. The houses on the right are Cherwell Grove. I was born in 1958 at no.144, which was the third one from the far end. I grew up there and my Mum lived there until about 2002. Years gone by she was the lollipop lady for the Mardyke school. I remember lovely neighbours in the block - the Webbs, Samuals, Rickards, Trobers, and Golledges.
Memories of Aveley
I went to this school for 2 years in form one and two. I remember one year we had an open day and did performances for parents. All was going well until the headmaster noticed that one of the boys doing the gymnastic display had his hair too long (it was touching his collar). He called out to the ...Read full memory
I used to love that slide when I was little. I grew up in Aveley, my parents moved from London in 1966 when I was 2 months old, we used to live in Mill Road (my parent still do). The biggest thing at the Rec was the yearly Fair. Great memories.
Hi Donna, Nice to hear from you... I have fond memories of Vi and Bill Appleton, surprised to hear that they sold the house, had many lovely days there, especially in the summer playing in the pool, hardest thing was keeping Jackson out he he.. Do you know what happened to them? Also Bill's brother Lenny?
I lived in A prefab in Tamerisk Road, and travelled to Dagenham County High School each school day. Steam train to Upminster, District line to Heathway, 148 bus to outside the school. Before got going to school I did a 'big' paper round. Orchard Road, Orchard Close and West (?) Road. I think it was the biggest ...Read full memory