Belvedere, Greater London
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Nuxley Village

I was born in Croft Close 1961, at the top of Osborne Road. I decided today to have a look back at the area. I remember the Old police station which was turned into the driving school, I can remember my journey from Croft Close to go past Eric the green grocers, then there was a dairy- come-cafe. Lucas the paper shop, he ...Read full memory

A memory of Belvedere by Tracy Jordan

Bedwell School (Old Church)

Ahh yes, the good old days. Bedwell school, the old church. I went there for my 3rd year when I was 9 or 10, this was because my actual school (bedonwell) was not large enough to deal with 4 years worth of pupils, so everyone went there for there 3rd year then back again to finish off there 4th year at bedonwell ...Read full memory

The Place I Call Home

I was brought up in Upper Belvedere and I was very happy. I first lived in Cheshunt Road and then when my nan died we moved to Barnfield Road. I went to Bedonwell School and Northumberland Heath School. My vivid memory is going to the Co-op in Nuxley Road with my nan to cash up her tin cheques and having them entered ...Read full memory

A memory of Belvedere by Beryl Hatton