I lived in Hounslow and Whitton until I was 18 and went to college. We were here all through the war except for six months when we we were bombed out by a doodlebug which fell about ...Read full memory
Climbing to the top. My friend Ray and I were going to see 'The Fugitive Kind' at the Odeon Cinema, Hounslow West. This was in 1960 and we were fourteen years old. I told him that ...Read full memory
Was stationed at Hounslow large camp (on the right side of Beavers Lane), 238 signal sqd 1962- 63. I was REME att. At the time there was 2 large blocks of accommodations, ...Read full memory
I think this is a photo of the junction of the High Street (London Road) and Hanworth Road. The shop on the left later became C & A. I lived in North Drive, Hounslow with my family from 1954 to 1965.
Who remembers Inwood Park paddling pool and boating lake? The lake was more of a circular water course around a central island but you could use the little paddle boats - operated by ...Read full memory
This was the Hounslow cottage hospital on the Staines Road, Hounslow at the top of Hibernia Road. It was demolished in about 1985-1990 after being left empty for a ...Read full memory
I used to go to the Saturday morning 'flicks' at the Odeon (got thrown out a couple of times too but mum didn't know). Sometimes went to the Ambassador dance school above. Spent ...Read full memory
I just wonder if anyone else who lived in Hounslow ever attended the Health Clinic in the Bath Road (next to the RC Church and mid way between Hounslow High Street and the ...Read full memory
I was born in the house right opposite this shop, there was a butchers next door to our house. I remember the shop when it was owned by Mr Stevens in 1946. My father helped make ice cream in ...Read full memory
or anytime 1952-1960. Bright and nnippy, frosty in the mid morning, but swirling fog, nearly freezing by the end of the day. Gloomy from 4pm onwards, the gas lamps of the Poulterer ...Read full memory
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