Photo of Byfleet, High Road 1951

Byfleet, High Road 1951

Neg. B265025

Memories of Byfleet

Old Byfleet

I was born in 1944. My father was the village doctor as his father had been before. We lived in Granville House, which formed one junction of the road with Clock House and the Blue ...Read full memory

A memory of Byfleet

Good Memories Of Byfleet

I lived in Petersham Avenue, Byfleet, name June Bartram. We used to look over at the race track. I went to St Mary's School. There were two Miss Evans teachers. I was ...Read full memory

A memory of Byfleet by June Keddie

Byfleet Primary School

My most fondest memories maybe seem weird, but was great to be with new friends that I made that day, and some that lasted through Secondary School. Byfleet Primary School ...Read full memory

A memory of Byfleet by Martyn Heath

Names Of The Shops

As I remember, the main building in this picture was the Lloyds Bank.  The manager lived above the premises but his name escapes me.  The other shops were Walkers the ...Read full memory

A memory of Byfleet by Martin Green

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East of the M25 and the older River Wey Navigation, Byfleet is a suburban village; although it is built along winding lanes, it is architecturally disappointing. At its east end, down by the River Wey, is a superb brick manor house of the 1680s, which has been much altered subsequently and is now divided into apartments. Back in the village centre, things are less coherent. The Lloyds TSB bank (right) in Bedford Park style of 1879 promised greater things than its dismal surroundings in the High Road.