Bridlington, Marton Road Caravan Site c.1955
Memories of Bridlington, Marton Road Caravan Site c1955
From 1948 to the early fifties we used to have our weekly holiday in a bus on Marton Road. There were quite a few buses on the site, all situated at the top of the site, most of them were double deckers painted in green. Ours was different from the others because it had four chains which looked like it was holding it up, but it belonged to a Mr Woodger, a chain manufacter from Rotherham. We had some great holidays in it. I would love to see some photos of them, sadly they took all the buses off in the early fifties.
Memories of Bridlington
It breaks my heart to see how the years, short-sighted councillors and rapacious businessmen have ruined this once noble and beautiful seaside resort. How could anybody have countenanced destroying this view for the ugly, noisy smelly and shabby fairground rides that have replaced it? Up and down the ...Read full memory
I spent many a summer at this caravan site. My Gran used to own a caravan there. I have so many found memories of the pace and even though last time I was there would have been about 25 years ago, I can remember quite a lot - peeing in a bucket for one!! I've decided this year I want to come back to ...Read full memory
Limekiln Lane camp site is a special place for me, my grandparents spent many happy holidays there in the 1950s. Once their children arrived they went along too. Jaqueline and Harold had children of their own, I am one of those children. I have six children and every year we return for a fortnight, my children adore this ...Read full memory
We stayed in a caravan at Thornwick Bay in July 1937. On a visit to Bridlington harbour I saw the SS 'Yorkshireman', which was the biggest sea-going vessel I'd been near to at that time. I thought it was magnficent and it gave such an impression of power and strength to me as an eleven year old. When we returned to school ...Read full memory