Memories of Welling

Record Shop

The record shop in Welling High Street was called Eric Spencers. My brother used to buy a lot of records there. We lived in Northdown Road from about 1957. I moved away in 1998

A memory of Welling by David Turner

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

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

East Wickham And Welling A Magical Time A Magical Life

My family moved into Darenth Road in 1960 - we were the first in our street and watched the rest of the houses being built around us. There was ...Read full memory

A memory of Welling by Carol Bouziane


Trolleybus route. During the war my dad and I were physically blasted across this street by a landmine falling on a house in Yorkland Avenue. We were about to cross the street to a shelter.

A memory of Welling by Mary Donnachie


I lived in Keats Road, went to East Wickham Juniors then Westwood until 1965. I worked in Bexleyheath until February 1966 then emigrated to Australia. I do remember Maines and the cake shop ...Read full memory

A memory of Welling by Jill Trevaskis

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

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

Living In Welling

We moved to Welling in 1957 and lived in Lynmere Road. Went to Fosters & Westwood schools. Remember playing over the Fanny on the Hill and going to the Welling Granada for Saturaday morning pictures. Had a great childhood living in Welling back then.

A memory of Welling by Brian Davie

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

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