Highams Park, Greater London
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

School Days

I lived at 11, wickham highams park until I got married in 1968. Went to Selwyn infants which was mixed then went next door to the junior girls school as the boys school was the otherside of the infants. At age 11 went to Sidney Burnell until I left at the age of 15. My mum worked at the Halex and remembering in the school ...Read full memory

Edmonton London

I used to stay with my aunt and cousin Joy Culley in Shirley Grove. I used to go to meet my uncle Syd from work down Cuckcuhall Lane or maybe it was Nightingale Lane and have a ride home on his crossbar of his bike. I also remember the big chimney stack being taken down. Later my aunt moved to Enfield and had a grocery ...Read full memory

Happy Days

I grew up in Beech Hall Road from birth (!948!) until I married and moved away In 1965. I went to Sidney Burnell Infants, Selwyn Girls and then Sidney Burnell Secondery from 1959 to 1963 when I left at 15 and went to work at the Halex. I loved it there and I remember the department manager was Miss Thom. I would love to hear ...Read full memory

A memory of Highams Park by magsb2010