Beddington, On The Wandle 1894
Memories of Beddington
I well remember the rowing boats on the lake in Beddington Park. One end of the lake seemed quite dark and sinister, whilst the other was open and safe. I remember creaky oar locks and wooden hulls, and being called in when your time was up. Beddington Park was a large part of my childhood ...Read full memory
Another great photo for memories of Beddington Park and the Grange. There was a boat house and some paddle boats by the wooden bridge. Ron Shelley
Wonderful memories this photo brings back. In the 1950's after school we would take girls out in the boats...then eat ice cream with soft drinks from the Grange cafe. Beddinton Park and the Grange were the best of times for young romance in the summer. Ron Shelley
I used to walk to and from school up the path on the right. It has hardly changed even to this day.