Welling, Greater London
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

Historic maps of Welling and the local area, hand-drawn by Ordnance Survey cartographers and Samuel Lewis.

Was It Safer In The 50s ?

I moved to Welling at the age of 8 in 1955. We lived in Roseacre Road, near the Guy Earl of Warwick, where the 89 buses terminated. The house was a 30's semi, but it seemed ...Read full memory

A memory of Welling by john.varnham

Great Times At The Emabssy Welling

You mention the Embassy Ballroom in Welling. I first started going there in 1953 (when I was 14 but looked older as you needed to be 16 to get in!) and carried on ...Read full memory

A memory of Welling by Ken Taylor

Duchess Of Edinburgh Pub

I was born in Bexley in 1948 and lived in Queens Road, Welling until we moved to Crawley New Town in 1962. The Duchess of Edinburgh pub was on the corner of our street where ...Read full memory

A memory of Welling by Stephen Sansom