These are a few of the shops I remember from my childhood: Platts store where you could buy 2oz butter or half a loaf of bread, Greens the open veg shop, the Co op store which my mum worked in when she left school, the ...Read full memory
See southallknowhere site - long lists of memories of Southall and around areas, 1930s to 1970ish.
Please help. Has anyone got photos of Chick Stores or any memories of Mr Chick, the shop, or how long it was there for. Where did Mr Chick go? My mother still lives in Berwick Avenue. I do remember vaguely ...Read full memory
I was born at 12 Lyndhurst Ave Southall on January 1941. My parents moved into this property in the late 30s. I remember a bit of the war when I was about three or four as we had a shelter in the back garden ...Read full memory
I was born in 1951 and have many very happy memories of visiting my aunty Dolly and uncle Joe in the 1950's and 1960's. They lived in Queens Road but I can't remember the house number. Their house backed onto ...Read full memory
I was a paper boy for Ives when the Father was in charge and then at the end his son Brian? took over. I did not have many papers to deliver but the round started by the Junction Pub and cottages by the Canal along the ...Read full memory
I lived at 27 marlow road in the 1950s remember the dairy havelock road and the greyhound track. Went to Clifton road school and then onto featherstone road have many happy memories running across the iron bridge when the trains were ...Read full memory
I lived in Lea Road, Southall. My father Alfred was a lorry driver for Sanders & Son, also known as The Tube, half way down Gordon Road. My mum Betty worked as a manager of Bill Taylors newsagents just off the ...Read full memory
Well, 1945 upwards, I am a Southall person through and through. Born in in Hillingdon Host. We lived in Beaconfield Road and I went to the infant school, a Mrs Betts. I remember crying for my mum! We moved to Allenby Road, no181, ...Read full memory
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