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.

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

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

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