Byfleet, Plough Corner c.1955
Memories of Byfleet
I joined the retained Fire Brigade, National Fire Service at this Station in 1946 aged 16. The old building is still standing but in need of some TLC, the old hose drying tower can still be seen in this picture, but has ...Read full memory
I grew up in Bristol for the first 5 years of my life, then moved to Byfleet, and lived there for a short time until I was 10. We emigrated to the states because my Dad, who ...Read full memory
My Grandfather Benjamin Thomas Neville was a Fireman here after the war. I recall going on long Sunday afternoon walks out past St. Mary's Church or Mill Lane and over to Wisley via the Pig and Whistle pub or Pyford at ...Read full memory
I recall spending hours in the local rec playing football with my mates and then us all calling into Candy Corner to buy fizzy drinks or ice creams on the way home - great days
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