Photo of Wallington, Elm Grove Gardens c.1955

Wallington, Elm Grove Gardens c.1955

Neg. W11018

Memories of Wallington

Collingwood School

I was at Collingwood Preparatory from 1963-66. To say it was strict would be an immense understatement. It was brutal. John Richardson beat me on the hand with a ruler for ...Read full memory

A memory of Wallington by Guy Nicholls

Boys Grammar School

I lived in the Clock House estate, nominally Coulsdon but easily accessible by bike to Foxley Lane and the 234a bus (single decker to get under Wallington railway bridge) to ...Read full memory


I lived on the Roundshaw estate through the 70's and have great memories of playing runouts. I knew every nook and cranny of that estate. I had many friends that lived on nearly every ...Read full memory

Collingwood School

When I attended Collingwood School for boys aged 7 to 11 we used to play football and cricket at Mellows Park, and I clearly remember going into the tea rooms many times to get ...Read full memory

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