Memories of Brixton

Brockwell Park

I remember Brockwell Park, I used to go there with a friend open-air dancing. My friend was Phillis but alas can't remember her last name. We met and worked at Freeman's catalogue firm in the SKL department. Also we went roller skating in Brixton. My maiden name was Beryl Jamieson, if any of the girls read this that worked at ...Read full memory

A memory of Brixton by Beryl Clark

Lambert Road

hope you dont mind me contacting you i was born in clapham and went to sudbourne road school in the late 50s and early 60s a couple of my classmates lived in lambert road linda townsend leonard harwood and phillipa richards if you by any chance knew them regards Bob

A memory of Brixton by Bob Mandale

An Aussie In Brixton

I came to England on a working holiday with a mate in 1957. We were told of digs in Brixton (by an accommodation woman at the YMCA) at 37 Wiltshire Road and we lived there for about six months. It was one of the most wonderful times of my life - there were about ten young(ish) blokes living in the house that was owned by ...Read full memory

A memory of Brixton by 77glendale

Best Years!

I lived in Lambert Road Brixton Hill with my sister Pat and two brothers Ron and John Wootton. My name being Rene Wootton. Such lovely happy memories of Saturday morning pictures at the ABC and wall king into Brixton shopping area. Lambert Road was a long beautiful Road with lovely house and very friendly neighbours. My main ...Read full memory

A memory of Brixton by Irene Luker

Trent Road Water Lane

I was bought up in Brixton, Water Lane - have very happy memories. I remember going to Brixton market with my nan, she would meet her sister for a drink in the pub, Prince Albert. I would wait outside with my crisps and lemonade, then she would take me into Walworth and buy me sweets. I used to love going to Saturday ...Read full memory

Our Record Shop In Landor Road

Does anyone remember the Record Shop in Landor Road called The Beat Goes On. My husband and I opened this shop around 1976 and we were there for a couple of years. It was opposite the well known bakery in that road. Down the road was a grren grocers, and up the road was a camping shop. The man from the ...Read full memory

A memory of Brixton by Doreen Marshall

A Wonderful Childhood In Brixton

I remember it so well, being told we were moving to a house in Sudbourne Road, Brixton. I was nearly six years old and moved into a very old and neglected Victorian House at no 23, Sudbourne Road, with my mum, dad,sister. It was a beautiful house,with lovely original features. The house backed onto the Timber ...Read full memory

A memory of Brixton by Annette Healy

Corrance Rd/Acre Lane Brixton.

I grew up in the 1950s/60s in this area and well remember the local picture houses and Saturday matinees - watched 'Sink the Bismark ' when it first showed. Mum used to take me round the market then the big stores and for tea and biscuits in Lyons Cafe on the High St. Used to love going in the Co-op behind the ...Read full memory

A memory of Brixton by Peter Barry

Brixton Fondly Remembered

I was born in coronation year 1953 at the Annie McCaul Hospital in Jeffreys Road, Clapham. I grew up at 20 Plato Road, just off the Acre Lane in Brixton in the 50s and early 60s. What a fantastic time it was. I fondly remember it with great affection as the golden era when Brixton was Brixton. My cousin also ...Read full memory

A memory of Brixton by Bob Mandale

Ice Cream

Does anyone remember the old ice cream vans that served Plato Road, Solon Road areas off the Acre Lane, Brixton? I have an uncanny and I'm sure not a healthy memory of remembering registration numbers from vehicles from years ago. We were well served by ice cream manufacturers in the mid 1950s and 1960s. Does anyone remember ...Read full memory

A memory of Brixton by Bob Mandale

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