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.

Lyndhurst Road

I Was born in a house down Winchester Road in 1934. Then my parents moved when I was 3 years old to Lyndhurst Road and except for the war years did not move from there until I married at the age of 21 years. I would like to contact fellow pupils from Sydney Burnell School where I went from the age of 11 years to 15 years ...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

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