Harlow, Orchard Croft c.1955

Harlow, Orchard Croft c.1955

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Memories of Harlow

Tanner's Fabrics And The Coffee Roasters

My mother and I used to buy fabrics from Tanners Fabrics in Little Walk. It was a fire-trap - fabrics piled from floor to ceiling and very little room to move. Mr. Tanner always knew where everything was ...Read full memory

A memory of Harlow by Julie Stilwell

Pardon Hall

Parndon Hall WAS NOT demolished - the Victorian house still lies at the centre of the hospital site and is currently used to house the Past Graduate Medical Centre and Trust offices. Paintings done by Elizabeth Arkwright in the late ...Read full memory

A memory of Harlow by Ursula Myers

Churchgate Hotel Early Seventies

Does anyone remember this old hotel and me working there in the early seventies? Although I only worked there a short time, I met and made friends with some very nice people, the Yates family in particular, but ...Read full memory

A memory of Harlow by Peta Helen Smith

Messing About On The River

With my sisters, catching tiddlers on warm summer days. We would have picnics beside the river. We loved helping to change the lock for the boats that came through. Later, when a little older we would swim and for a ...Read full memory

A memory of Harlow by Julie Taylor

This photo is available to buy in a range of sizes and styles, including framed and on canvas.


The name Orchard Croft was taken from an old tithe map of the area.

This is an excerpt from Harlow Town and City Memories, by Clare Baster