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Memories of Hounslow

Inwood Park

Who remembers Inwood Park paddling pool and boating lake? The lake was more of a circular water course around a central island but you could use the little paddle boats - operated by ...Read full memory

A memory of Hounslow by Susan Coleman

The Odeon, Hounslow West 1940

I remember going to the Odeon every Saturday morning, it cost 6d (about 2 new pence). We used to go to the 'pictures', as it was called then, as a family most weeks, ...Read full memory

A memory of Hounslow by Pamela Harman (Keene)

The Children's Hospital

Every child from Bedfont to Isleworth by turn spent a few days in the little round building. Variously: The Staines Rd Hospital. Children's Hospital. Cottage Hospital. ...Read full memory

A memory of Hounslow by Olivia R S

Odeon Compton

About 1963 I used to visit the Odeon and was allowed to play the Compton Organ. I became friendly with Don Galloway (the second projectionist) who also played the organ. He emigrated ...Read full memory

A memory of Hounslow by Paul Kirner

One Of The Boys

On a Sunday a crowd of boys and girls would meet at the Sky High milk bar at the Bell end of the High Street. After a few milk shakes we would then go to the pictures, either the ...Read full memory

A memory of Hounslow by Bill Lancaster

Cinema Club

I remember Sat morning club had a great time :-) Allan Stevens

A memory of Hounslow by Allan Stevens

Hounslow Staines Road

My parents moved to Cranford in 1938, I was 3 years old. My dad was a pastrycook / baker and had got a job with a local firm in Cranford across from ‘The Berkeley Arms Hotel’. ...Read full memory

A memory of Hounslow by Pamela Harman (Keene)

Not The Town Hall

The premises are not actually the town hall but actually the council house of Heston and Isleworth borough council. Note from the editor: On the British Listed Buildings ...Read full memory

A memory of Hounslow by Ann Law

Summer 1960

Does anybody out there remember the infamous gang murder near Inwood Park? I don't know about you, but it brought the Hounslow we all knew to an end. No more Joachims coffee bar, no ...Read full memory

A memory of Hounslow by Dave Rodham

Life At Beavers Lane Camp 2

Was stationed at Hounslow large camp (on the right side of Beavers Lane), 238 signal sqd 1962- 63. I was REME att. At the time there was 2 large blocks of ...Read full memory

A memory of Hounslow by Patrick Mckeown

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