Cheshunt, Grundy Park c.1955

Cheshunt, Grundy Park c.1955

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Memories of Cheshunt

My First Try At Stand Up Comedy In Cheshunt :

When I attended a weekend course called "The Entertainers" at the old Theobalds centre in Cheshunt, I had no idea what was in store. I was supposed to prepare a ten-minute piece to perform that ...Read full memory

A memory of Cheshunt by Jon Danzig

Was The Sweet Shop Foyles, Near Holy Trinity?

I still remember the thrill of walking down the drive from Cheshunt Sec' School on the last day, with the image of it burning on the back of my neck. Refusing to look back I was saying to myself, "I ...Read full memory

A memory of Cheshunt by Valerie Pedlar

Morning Service At St Mary's In The 1960s

Like many young folks of the 1960s who grew up in Cheshunt churchgate area, when the time came to marry you almost always chose St Mary's as the place to have your wedding. It is a lovely old church. I ...Read full memory

A memory of Cheshunt by Dave Spooner

Old Pond

My parents had a wallpaper and paint shop on the corner of High Street and Delamare Road. The business name was J & J Swannell. We later sold the shop lease to Henry Tilly.

A memory of Cheshunt by Roger Swannell

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History

Originally one of the largest country houses in the town of Cheshunt, Grundy Park is now home to one of the Borough of Broxbourne's leisure centres. The grounds are still attractive quiet public gardens, but the fine topiary has disappeared. The greenhouses on the right provided particularly fine blossoms throughout the year and were in great demand during civic gatherings.