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Kettering, Grammar School, Windmill Avenue c.1960

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

Kettering, Grammar School, Windmill Avenue c.1960

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Memories of Kettering

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

A memory of Kettering by Kenneth Taylor

Pavilion, Wicksteed Park, Kettering

Worked here aged 15 - my first casual job and first real job of any sort - when the pavilion had a 'proper' restaurant, mostly clearing tables, laying cutlery and ...Read full memory

A memory of Kettering by David Robinson

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

Burns Drive Memories

My grandparants lived at 5 Burns Drive in the 1970's. I remember my grandad taking me round the Silver Band Club, and through the woods to Studfall shops and sometimes to the ...Read full memory

A memory of Kettering by Keith Larbey

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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