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.

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

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

Winter At The Pool

I lived in Birds Hill (the start of Works Road) just opposite Howard Park. The paddling pool was always emptied at the end of summer but just enough water remained in to make for great slides during winter when the water froze.