Burgess Hill, Royal George Road c.1960
Memories of Burgess Hill
Photo shows public convenience that was demolished. And cricket match being played. Spent many happy times in 60's and early 70's here with friends from school and later as shortcut to Park Centre. Miss Fisher, the little disco bungalow out back that was all blacked out. Luminous walls and handstamps with loud music and dancing. ( and snogging !! Lol).
I worked in the ticket office at the railway station from about 1959 until about 1962. The taxi drivers would come in for tea and W.H.Smiths was attached to the building. I was one of the first to move in to the block of flats just outside and was known as Keymer Court. Much later in life I was one of the first ...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 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