Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

Historic maps of Letchworth Garden City and the local area, hand-drawn by Ordnance Survey cartographers and Samuel Lewis.

Recollections Of Letchworth Swimming Pool, From Mid 60's

As I look at this picture of the Letchworth swimming pool and notice the date is c1950… it would be only a few years later (mid 60’s) that my friends and I would cycle ...Read full memory

The Paddling Pool Early 1960s

I too can recall summer days at the paddling pool, and a fair on the grass. Also I can recall the men of the Letchworth Rotary pulling the Kon-Tiki around the pool. I can also remember the fountain. ...Read full memory

Summer Memories Of The Pool

The swimming pool was a very special place for those of us growing up in the late 40's and early 50's. Summers were spent there, swimming & baking in the sun & drinking hot Oxo. The pool was our main ...Read full memory