Memories of Southall

My Early Years

My sister, parents and I lived in Florence Road with my Aunts. We had the recreation ground at the bottom of the road and in those days we used to play for hours there with other ...Read full memory

Canal Memories

I grew up at Bulls Bridge and my maiden name was Betty Miles. I went to Western Road school from the age of 5 to 14 and spent all my single life at Bulls Bridge because dad worked for ...Read full memory

A memory of Southall by Jan Theobald

Ve Party Derley Rd

This was a year that the war finished, my sister and I had not long returned home from Nottingham having been evacuated to avoid the V 2"s. I remember that tables had been set up ...Read full memory

A memory of Southall by David Fuller

Football Ground.

Re the football ground off Western Rd. I believe this was used in the Minder episode; 'Last orders at the Winchester', filmed shortly before the site was redeveloped in the early 90's. ...Read full memory

A memory of Southall by Roy Pryer

Teen Years

I lived at 130 Derley Road for a lot of years and went to Western Road School, infants, juniors and senior school; ground floor infant and juniors, top floor seniors. I remember Mr Neame, ...Read full memory

A memory of Southall by Maureen Jones

Wolf Rubber

I was born in 1934 in Burns Avenue Southall, and I remember Snells Farm at the bottom of Burns Ave, before it became a prefab estate. Left Dormers Wells at 14 in 1948. I worked at Wolf ...Read full memory

A memory of Southall by Dennis Legge


My father was born in Carlyle Gardens in '33. He was a Middlesex then London Fireman. He married my mum who lived on the other side of the street. My paternal grandparents (Bradbury & Swain) ...Read full memory

A memory of Southall by Lee Bradbury

Memories Of Southall 1941 1966

I was born at 12 Lyndhurst Ave Southall on January 1941. My parents moved into this property in the late 30s. I remember a bit of the war when I was about three or ...Read full memory

The Broadway 1979 1980

I was born in the house on South Avenue that my mum lived her entire life in until her death in 2006, I vividly remember a few shops on the Broadway from this period, including ...Read full memory

A memory of Southall by Neil Emery

My Childhood In Southall

My parents were born in India. My grandfather settled in Africa and had a good job. When my father got married he stayed Africa where all my brothers and sisters were born. My ...Read full memory

A memory of Southall by Amy Bhambra

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