Kilburn, High Road c.1965
Memories of Kilburn
I remember my sister and I going to what we used called Mick's café in Willesden Lane, we were too young to go anywhere else and we would get our flat white or cappuccino and just thought it was fluffy coffee then! We used to spend hours and hours there with our friends and Mick was a wonderful person to put up with all these young teenagers!
I was brought up in Kilburn in the 1960's. Our flat was 29a Palmerston Road. Our garden looked onto Grange Park and we just about lived there. My memories of that time were so happy. We went on holiday to Ireland and returned to find our road blocked and were told that the houses were falling down. We had to use a ...Read full memory
I lived in Torbay Road just off the Willesden Lane and our two parks were Queens Park and Grange Park. The State Cinema seemed very grand, so we all used to go to Saturday morning pictures at the Grange cinema. If you were lucky you could also get in round through the back doors for free, so could watch the same film ...Read full memory
We have lived in kilburn most of our lives. Lived in Hilltop Road and Iverson Road in the 60's & 70's. Does anyone remember the Phoenix Youthclub netherwood street. Spent many a great night in there. It was run by Bill. Can't remember his surname. Would love to hear from any family's living in the same area at that ...Read full memory