Memories of Hounslow

Hounslow Staines Road

My parents moved to Cranford in 1938, I was 3 years old. My dad was a pastrycook / baker and had got a job with a local firm in Cranford across from ‘The Berkeley Arms Hotel’. To ...Read full memory

Summer 1960

Does anybody out there remember the infamous gang murder near Inwood Park? I don't know about you, but it brought the Hounslow we all knew to an end. No more Joachims coffee bar, no more ...Read full memory

A memory of Hounslow by Dave Rodham

Hounslow Cinemas

Doreen Jewess, Pat Bezant, Pat Sharman, Rita Bolton and myself would often walk from Midsummer Avenue past the little park at the top, past the horse trough at the Wellington where ...Read full memory

Up Date Of Happy Days Gone By In Hounslow

A further up date of memories of Hounslow/Happy days Gone By. The infant school was based on Martindale Road and was called Hounslow Heath Infant and Nursery ...Read full memory

A memory of Hounslow by David Davis

Shoes

In the '50s and '60s we lived at the 'bottom' end of Hanworth Road, near the Crematorium, so most of our shopping was done either in Feltham, or more locally "up at the Mount". (The shops by the ...Read full memory

A memory of Hounslow

1939 1962

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

A memory of Hounslow by Colin Wall

Memories

It was in the 50's and I was only a little girl.  My grandparents lived across the road in Vine Place.  We had a yard and the fair used to put up there each winter.  We were ...Read full memory

A memory of Hounslow by Jayne Foster

School Road And Area

I was born in School Road, just off the High Street in 1943 and lived there till 1968. I remember Inwood Park with the boating lake and the paddle boats. The paddling pool, the ...Read full memory

A memory of Hounslow

Not The Town Hall

The premises are not actually the town hall but actually the council house of Heston and Isleworth borough council. Note from the editor: On the British Listed Buildings ...Read full memory

A memory of Hounslow by Ann Law

Mid 50s Health Mystery

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

A memory of Hounslow by Susan Coleman

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