Kettering, Grammar School, Windmill Avenue c.1960

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The newly-opened Grammar School at the end of Windmill Avenue. A ceramic mural on the front by William Mitchell demonstrated the progressiveness of the architects. The school was to close, and the building then became the Art Department of the Tresham Institute.

Memories of Kettering

Silver Street 1955

I first started work for Colliers Cabinet Makers in School Lane and as an apprentice I had to go for the cakes and biscuits at a bakers shop in Silver Street which was situated just around the corner from School Lane. When this picture was taken, I was in the Merchant Navy and when on leave, regularly purchased a suit ...Read full memory

Bakehouse Hill

The bakehouse was a regular visit for us on Saturday mornings - when we used to go to the morning picture shows - and we would call in to buy freshly baked crusty rolls to eat during the film, but were usually consumed long before we got to our seats. The picture still shows the roading with its cobbles still in place.

Working In Kettering Careers Office

I spent an enjoyable month in Spring 1988 working for Kettering Careers Office as part of my training during a post grad year for my Careers Guidance Diploma. I remember Tresham College, lovely shops, friendly people, a comfortable bed and breakfast for the month arranged for me by the college, and my ...Read full memory

The Old White Horse

My grandparents and greatgrandparents (my mother's side of the family) were landlords of the pub - The Old White Horse in Kettering between 1900 and 1930. They lived above the pub and the children used to attend private schools. Also, they had servants and cleaners in daily too. I would like to hear from any readers ...Read full memory

A memory of Kettering by Bryan Whalley

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