Photo of Kettering, Grammar School, Windmill Avenue c.1960

Kettering, Grammar School, Windmill Avenue c.1960

Neg. K13074

Memories of Kettering

Hairdressers Barbers

Would anyone remember the name and exact location of a hairdressers/barbers shop in Kettering Regent Street area? Looking at late 1920's onwards.

The Bus Station

I have put 1970 as my year of recollection, but I was catching the 259 service from bay 5 at about the time this photograph was taken. In 1970 I was working on the buses as a ...Read full memory

A memory of Kettering by Derek Fox

Bakehouse Hill

The bakehouse was a regular visit for us on Saturday mornings - when we used to go to the morning picture shows - and we would call in to buy freshly baked crusty rolls to eat ...Read full memory

Silver Street 1955

I first started work for Colliers Cabinet Makers in School Lane and as an apprentice I had to go for the cakes and biscuits at a bakers shop in Silver Street which was situated ...Read full memory

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The newly-opened Grammar School at the end of Windmill Avenue. A ceramic mural on the front by William Mitchell demonstrated the progressiveness of the architects. The school was to close, and the building then became the Art Department of the Tresham Institute.

The newly-opened Grammar School at the end of Windmill Avenue. A ceramic mural on the front by William Mitchell demonstrated the progressiveness of the architects. The school was to close, and the building then became the Art Department of the Tresham Institute.

This is an excerpt from Kettering Town and City Memories, by Malpas Pearse