Memories of Welling

Welling, 1965

On the left of this picture was the record shop. Certain I bought my first single in this shop - "Bits and Pieces" by the Dave Clark Five. The dentists (Barry Stern, Australian) was on the ...Read full memory

Odeon Welling

My step-father, Dennis Wood, was the Manager of the Odeon Welling until it's closure in 1962. I remember racing around the empty cinema and getting the projectionist, Ken, to put on my ...Read full memory

A memory of Welling by Sue Wood

Frozen Lake

I remember the lake when it was completely frozen over and people were skating on it. I remember the ice moving as you skated.

A memory of Welling by Alwyn Pickard

Ice Cream Parlour.

I remember the Ice Cream Parlour opening near the corner, Tony's I think it was called. Being only 13-14 at the time, we could never afford to buy one but it was fun to watch, all chrome and glass, just like an American movie.

A memory of Welling by Michael Smith

Broken Biscuits

I had to laugh when I read your comments on broken biscuits. I remember standing in the queue at the Home & Colonial with my mum when a woman in front of us said, "a pound of broken ...Read full memory

A memory of Welling by Ken Everley

First Address Faraday Rd Then At Last, John Newton Court

I was born at the Royal Free. My grandparents lived on Faraday Road and due to the lack of housing after the war, we moved in with them. I have ...Read full memory

A memory of Welling by Ken Everley

Wrotham Road

Yes, I used to go to Wrotham Road for rock & roll, they were the early days from 1960 to 1963 and it was the meeting place for the lads. I remember taking a break from dancing and going ...Read full memory

Welling Corner

I remember Welling Corner so well. My father owned the fish shop on the right and we lived in the flat over the shop. Welling then was a buzzing place and I used to love watching from my ...Read full memory


I also remember Welling corner and those trolley buses. I lived in Welling from 1956 to 1965 and used to travel on the buses to Bexleyheath clocktower to go to Bexley Tech for girls in ...Read full memory

A memory of Welling by Pat Mills

Good Memories

I spent a few days in London for the Queens Diamond Jubilee last year. I decided to pay a visit to where I use to live in Welling. After reading some of the stories it certainly brought ...Read full memory

A memory of Welling by Ron Collins

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