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Byfleet, High Road 1951

Photo of Byfleet, High Road 1951

Byfleet, High Road 1951

Ref. B265025

Memories of Byfleet

Candy Corner

I can remember Candy Corner, in the 1960s we would all gather outside this shop to decide what we would do with our day, it was such a lovely little sweet shop, my father in law used to buy 'Walnut Whips' in there on Sundays for my mother in law (that looks like his bike outside the shop)!!

Conker Arch

We used to live at 96, Church Road where I lived as a youngster between 1956 and circa 1962 when our family moved to a new house in New Haw. I was 11 years old when we moved there from ...Read full memory

A memory of Byfleet by Derek Russel

Wisley To Byfleet Walking Along The Towpath

My memories of Byfleet are of walking along the towpath from Wisley to Byfleet when weather was nice in summer. My mum and dad and myself as a child used to walk it quite often, and I remember the shops there.

A memory of Byfleet by Carol Woolhead

The Plough In The 1930''S 40''S

The Plough my Grandad's (Jack Bartram) favourite watering hole, Granny claimed that with the money he spent there it should have belonged to the family. Landlord in ...Read full memory

A memory of Byfleet by Peter Hancocks

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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.