Burgess Hill, Church Road c.1965
Memories of Burgess Hill, Church Road c1965
I would have thought even in 1965 there would have been more cars around. Not a yellow line in sight but with so little traffic there was no need. Church Road has really changed since this snap was taken, particularly toward the lower end where pedestrianization occured. Sadly Burgess Hill town centre, apart from Saturday mornings, is just about as empty of people as in this picture. It has the feel of a place on its last legs - lots of charity shops and cheapo clothes shops - not a good sign.
Memories of Burgess Hill
Dug out my old school report.. teachers on it Miss Holloway "He is still very dreamy in class" and I was top of the class!!!!! ,F W A Donaldson, P D Jackson,L Davis, J Fernee (wife of Jon Fernee) and of course the head J A Baird. Mr Baird punished me for a crime I did not commit I was pushed ...Read full memory
I attended London Road school from 1956-1962. I can remember Mr Smith and the after school stamp club, also Miss Brown, Miss Holloway, Miss Oakley, and Mrs Parrot . When I was in Miss Browns class, some of the other children were, Marilyn Harrop, Leslie Rogers, Sheila Ashdown, Pauline Morgan, (her dad owned ...Read full memory
I was born in Burgess Hill in 1955 and lived at 18 Peartree Close. There was a rough track behind the house with rear access to garages, and we spent loads of time playing up and down this track and in the woods beyond. I used to go to London Road Primary School and remember Mrs Duckworth as my teacher. Before starting ...Read full memory
I worked for Charles Of The Ritz in the late 1960's in the warehouse at the London Road end of Victoria Road, preparing and despatching the orders . We also prepared orders for Christian Dior, Yves St Laurent and Jean Nate.I worked with Ethel, Kay, Alma , Brian, Les, and George. The van drivers were Mick and ...Read full memory