Waterlooville, Hampshire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

Historic maps of Waterlooville and the local area, hand-drawn by Ordnance Survey cartographers and Samuel Lewis.

Swiss Rd

I don't have any memories of Waterlooville but my maternal grandmother lived at 2 Swiss Road with her brother and a lady called Miss Elizabeth Maybee, who fostered them. I would like to know more about the area - can anyone can help me? My grandmother, brother and their ''sisters'' (other foster children arrived later!) lived ...Read full memory

End Of An Era

The Heroes is boarded up and for sale in this photo. I suspect it was demolished soon after. Every one of the buildings in this photo was demolished in the 1960s to be replaced by the soulless Wellington Way arcade and adjacent shops.

Uppermount School

I went to Uppermount School, it was my first school, and my teacher was called Miss Brown. We used to sing 'The Farmer's in his Den' and stand in a circle calling children into the centre for small forfeits. There was a line in the song where one poor child was designated to be the farmer's dog's bone, and all the ...Read full memory

A memory of Waterlooville by Jo Burton