Memories of Welling

Welling, Danson Lane

I was born in 1948 at number 3 Williams Cottages, Danson Lane. These were near the junction of the High Street,. My first memmories are of John Newton Court being built, has anyone any photos of Williams Cottages?

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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

Twisted Wheel Coffee Bar

Was the Wimpey Bar in Bellegrove Road to the Bexleyheath, or Shooters Hill side of the Twisted Wheel Coffee Bar which was at number 43?

A memory of Welling by Brian Chanter

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

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

Welling Kent

I was born in Dartford in 1953 and lived in Bexleyheath until I was 15. I went to school in Welling at Maryville Convent. I loved shopping in Welling and used to meet my friends there and go to Danson Park. Sue Tebbs

A memory of Welling by s.tebbs

Trolley Buses !

I can see the Trolley Bus lines overhead in this postcard. It must have been quite soon afterwards that these disappeared. The Trolley Buses used to sway their way to Woolwich and to the ...Read full memory

A memory of Welling by Gaynor Wingham

Welling Corner The Embassy And Elsa Road School.

I lived on welling corner, above the shops, flat 15b. I went to the embassy on Saturday nights where I met my wife in 1959 and still going strong. My ...Read full memory

A memory of Welling by Michael Hibberd

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


Yes, I remember it very well ... we saw Grant Tracy and the Sunsets there, Erky Grant, and many more. Jack Eastwood on the door, all run by Paul Meyer ... and I remember the night it burnt ...Read full memory

A memory of Welling by Mike Driver

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