Bush Hill Park, Greater London
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

Historic maps of Bush Hill Park and the local area, hand-drawn by Ordnance Survey cartographers and Samuel Lewis.

Cambridge Terrace Shops

Bush Hill Park had so many interesting characters back in the 70's when I was young. I loved going to the shops in Cambridge Terrace, just off Dehli Road. My favourite one was Stewart's, the sweet shop, owned by Harry and Rose. He seemed really old to me, and I was a bit scared of him. I used to help my friend ...Read full memory

Cambridge Terrace Shops

My memory has suddenly awakened! I can't believe that I forgot to mention the pet shop; it was called 'Pets & Extras'. It was next to the shoe repair shop and I think, took over part of the wool shop. The main attraction was Smokey the parrot, who used to wolf whistle at everyone. It was grey, and sat in a ...Read full memory

East Crescent

My mother was born in East Crescent and she probably went to Enfield girls school. Her name was Faith Hill and her mother Ada ran a drapers. her father William Hill was ill with cancer but before that he was a monumental mason. he stopped a runaway horse but got badly injured. He died 1916. I wondered if anyone had any ...Read full memory