Memories of Belvedere

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

Flynns Bakery

I remember the shops you speak of I remember the Flynns bakery..They had a holiday home on the isle of Sheppey and they took me with them one summer..late sixties..the youngest son was (i think) Phillip... Carole Langley( Hanmer) Hengist Road

A memory of Belvedere by Carole Hanmer

Queesland Service Station

I worked at Queensland service station and would like to know if anyone has any pictures of the garage Mr Moore was the owner and Ron Dixon the manager. Ron owned the garage in later years had good times there. Doug Kitley

Nuxley Rod Garage

Hi all. I worked at Nuxley Road Garage from 1972 to 1984, owned by Keith Braddon. It seemed to be the hub of the village with all local shop keepers using the garage. A good friend of the garage was Brian who owned Jaques the Hairdressers, another was Frank Hadlow a local builder and J Ashton who was involved in ...Read full memory

Belvedere Village 1930s 40s

From Dormans I would walk along the High Street past the wood yard where to my great delight my father agreed to buy me a movie projector for 8 shillings, past the co-op where I had been chased away a few time for taking their oranges and forgetting to pay. The year would have been 1936. I was 7. My neighbour ...Read full memory

A memory of Belvedere by Stanley Gray

Family History In Belvedere

I have two separate enquiries for my family history research in Upper and Lower Belvedere. In Upper Belvedere there was a sweet and paper shop which also sold toys called Derrett & Dorman's. I believe that I have a connection with either the owner or an employee who worked there in the late forties and early ...Read full memory

A memory of Belvedere by Bob Hewitt

Nursery School Franks Park Near Valley Rd

A prefabricated hut or nursery school in Franks park I went to near Valley Road, I lived in Stanmore Road, any pictures please?

A memory of Belvedere by John Archer

The Recreation Ground

The recreation ground, we use to call it the rec, it used to have a rocking boat, I caught my knee on the underneath bar, I still have the scar. I was married in 1967 in All Saints Church, Belvedere. We used to get the red bus to Erith on a Saturday to the Odeon cinema to the childrens club, 6p downstairs and 9p ...Read full memory

A memory of Belvedere by Linda Sulphur

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