Bromley, College 1899
Memories of Bromley
Hi, does anyone remember Staples, the fine art dealers located at 20 High Street, Bromley? If so, please leave information regarding approximate opening and closing dates? Many thanks.
If I remember correctly on the far left was the chemists, then the butchers, then Reekie's the grocery shop, then Wayletts the sweet shop and post office and then on the right a greengrocers. This could all be wrong of course. I had my first Saturday job in Reekie's stacking shelves, tidying the stock shed ...Read full memory
I used to walk along Simpsons Road to go to school.I remember all the men going to the station wore suits,bowler hats and carried rolled umbrellas and briefcases.There was a dairy shop and a Post Office run by Fred and Doris (I'm pretty sure those were their names) Doris's twin sister was 'Stella' the ...Read full memory
Please can someone help? We run #bromleyhour every Thursday 8-9pm on Twitter, do you have any idea what the name of the fantastic coffee shop was? I'm thinking the Importers but I can't be sure. The smell of coffee to this day reminds me of walking past and sometimes if my Mum had enough money, we'd go in for a treat. Who else remembers?