Memories of Hounslow

1960s

I lived in Connaught Avenue, and went to Grove Road school (up to 1963). I had 3 local friends. One lived on Hounslow Heath in a prefab (now Frampton Road). We weren't allowed to go to the ...Read full memory

A memory of Hounslow by Diane Wylie

Let's Feed The Ducks!

On Sundays, my mum used to bring my brother and I here to sit around the pond and feed the ducks...we loved that. Nowadays I don't even think people are allowed to feed them...infact I'm not sure there are any ducks there anymore sadly, but it was a lovely memory of times when we could.

A memory of Hounslow by Wendy Cave

High Street, Hounslow

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.

Martindale Road

I was born in Hounslow, Clare Road. We moved when I was two. I was born actually next door to the now well known Francis Forsythe!!!! My Aunts all lived in Matindale Road. I know the ...Read full memory

A memory of Hounslow by Kay Oliver

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

Treaty Road

Opposite the Town Hall were the old swimming and slipper baths. If you didn't have bathroom you get a towel, soap and bath for a shilling (couple of pence new money). Next the the baths ...Read full memory

A memory of Hounslow by Carole Clark

Welsh Society

In the late 1940's- late 1950's, the Hounslow Welsh Society used to meet in a hall on the left hand side as you entered the grounds of the Hospital. I have very happy memories of the ...Read full memory

A memory of Hounslow by Peggy Roberts

Beavers Lane Camp Hounslow Home To 10 Signals Regiment

I was seconded to 10 Signals Regiment in November 1971 from my Territorial Army engagement with 39 Signals and spent the best part of a foggy, ...Read full memory

Life At Beavers Lane Camp 2

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

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

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