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.

The Village

In 1959 I was 10 years old and the village was my big adventure trip out when I went to the shops for my mum.  Upper Belvedere was always known as The Village when I lived there, is it still I wonder?  I even went to school there too, Lesness Heath primary, so I have many fond memories. Firstly the shops. ...Read full memory

A memory of Belvedere by Alan Roberton

The Mannooches And The Day Families Of Belvedere

My great-grandfather was Edward Alfred Mannooch who owned the furniture shop at 28/30 Nuxley Road, Belvedere. After his death in 1954 aged 90 the business passed to two of his daughters - Frances Adelaide and my nan, Lily Priscilla who chose to sell toys in one half of the shop and china in ...Read full memory

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