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Memories of New Addington

Feather Bed Lane

Yes that's right. On a big corner turning from the London/Croydon Road. Feather Bed Lane seems to have ben so called as there were a number of poultry people along there. ...Read full memory

New Addington

I remember quite vividly, at the age of 3, visiting our new flat which was being built at the time in Castlehill Avenue and playing in the loft water tanks which were just over ...Read full memory

Castle Hill Close

I remember living in the post war prefabs,in I think it was called Castle Hill Close,number 4,right next to a power pylon.Yoy could walk across an empty field to the New ...Read full memory

Caroline S Friend

Hi Caroline's friend ,thank you so much for passing my message onto Caroline I,ve been trying to contact her for along time and now thanks to you I,ve been in touch with her thank you best wishes Babs Clark


Hi I worked at centronics King Henry,s Drive I would like to hear from anyone who also worked there I was in CRT and the glass shop I am known as Babs so if any one would like to get in touch with me I will be pleased to hear from you, email


Hi I worked at Centronics  and will be please to hear from anyone who knows me ,I am known as Babs Clark I look forward to hearing from you

New Addington

Hello does anyone who worked at Centronics  do you remember me Babs Clark if so like to hear from you email me at

Jobseeker In New Addington, 1977

I'm sorely puzzled. The New Addington Hotel I saw in March 1977 had twin Dutch gables. And it was rather handsome. Anyway, I then went on to a job ...Read full memory


When I was just a little lad - my dad was the senior carpenter for Croydon and I remember that one summer school holiday I was with him in his lorry and we marked out the boarders of ...Read full memory

Born And Bred

My parents were one of the first to move to New Addington onto the Boots estate from Peckham before I was born. I have very fond memories of growing up there attending Wolsey ...Read full memory

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