Memories of Runcorn

Charlie The Drake...

How we looked forward to a walk to the Town Hall park to feed the ducks, there was one really old and bedraggled one called "charlie the drake"?? or so my nan said!! Once in the Town ...Read full memory

A memory of Runcorn

Construction Of The Bridge.

I lived in Albert Street only 300-400 yards from the Runcorn entrance to the bridge. I vividly remember watching the construction, fascinated by the huge trucks and pieces ...Read full memory

A memory of Runcorn by Dave Loboda

Runcorn At Its Best ...

This is how I remember Runcorn as a young person. You could buy anything you needed from clothes to furniture, carpets, anything! The streets were wide and chokka block full of ...Read full memory

A memory of Runcorn by Sheila Bax

Weston Point I.C.I Recreation Club And Runcorn Town

Memory, Saturday Night Old Time dance upstairs in theI.C.I Club. My father played there on the drums. I was there with a girlfriend and her mother ...Read full memory

A memory of Runcorn by Robert Welding

Chapel

I went to Balfour Road school in the late 1950s. I remember going to the "annex" for some lessons. This was as far as I can recall a chapel in Station Road (?) nearly opposite the cinema. Can anyone recall its name please? Thanks.

A memory of Runcorn by Janet Nash

Oh Happy Days

Yes I remember spending most of our (my brother John and I) summer holidays playing on Runcorn Hills. Both parents worked and so most mornings, weather permitting, we would head off to ...Read full memory

A memory of Runcorn by David Roberts

Rose Street

I was brought up in Rose Street - I was born in 1969. I used to drink in the Queens. Walk down Rose Street now, hardly know anyone. I moved from Widnes in 2000 to Southport.

A memory of Runcorn by Paul Arrowsmith

Ferry Hut

I, too, remember playing in the sand at Ferry Hut, probably around 1948. I remember the "tide" coming in when a ship went past. I cut my toe on some hidden glass and there was blood ...Read full memory

A memory of Runcorn

Runcorn Hill On A Summer's Day

Runcorn Hill was a wild place when I knew it back in the early 1960s. I remember even now the smell of the trees and the shade they brought on hot summer days. Yes, we ...Read full memory

Parish School Sports Day

when I was 9yrs old my 1st memories of top locks were very frightening. We had our sports days on the fields in picow farm road which are still there today, but with the parish ...Read full memory

A memory of Runcorn by Carol Cooke

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