Luton, Congregational Church 1897
Memories of Luton
That was the beginning of the end for Luton ,some great memories and architecture disappeared when they built that place.
I have fond memories of Luton, I came with my mates from Markyate village on the 364 London transport bus to Park Sq. we would then board a red corporation bus for the swimming pool off the New Bedford road at Leaside, after a swim we would go on the paddle boats in Wardown Park. We all became Luton Town ...Read full memory
I started school at Oakley Road School which was near Leagrave High Street.I don't remember much about it except for the long walk to and from from Locarno Avenue where my family lived.Moving to Selbourne Road later, I attended Maidenhall Road infants school.My teacher was Miss Miles and the headmistress was Miss Tennant.There were ...Read full memory
I lived in Lea Rd. and remember the blacksmiths there and the Jewish tailoress next door,very near to the Salvation army there.We had the churchill tanks in the war come down the road and the QueenMary articulated lorries carrying plane fusilarges.There were also the German and Italian P.O.W.s who made lovely carvings from perspex and ...Read full memory