Memories of Welling

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

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


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


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

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


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 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

Odeon Cinema, Bingo Hall

I remember working in the bingo hall which was the Odeon cinema. I started working there when I was19 in 1961. I worked there as receptionist, sorting all the memberships out ...Read full memory

A memory of Welling

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

Welling Corner

The photo you have has my dad waiting there for my mother while we went shopping and it would have been a Saturday morning.

A memory of Welling by Pam Oosthuizen

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