Kettering, Grammar School, Windmill Avenue c.1960

Kettering, Grammar School, Windmill Avenue c.1960

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Memories of Kettering

Hairdressers Barbers

Would anyone remember the name and exact location of a hairdressers/barbers shop in Kettering Regent Street area? Looking at late 1920's onwards.

The Bus Station

I have put 1970 as my year of recollection, but I was catching the 259 service from bay 5 at about the time this photograph was taken. In 1970 I was working on the buses as a conductor and by 1974 as a driver. You will see in ...Read full memory

A memory of Kettering by Derek Fox

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, ...Read full memory

Pavilion, Wicksteed Park, Kettering

Worked here aged 15 - my first casual job and first real job of any sort - when the pavilion had a 'proper' restaurant, mostly clearing tables, laying cutlery and (on my first day when I had the temerity to ...Read full memory

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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.

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