Welling, Greater London
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Boyhood Days

i spent my early days in welling having moved from Canning Town in 1938 lived at 6 Axminster crescent went to the new St Michaels Elsa road and Erith tech.schools. Visited the Embassy Roamed borstal woods Danson park and Fanny on the hill. My e mail address is g.olmit@btinternet .com have seen a comment from Michael Hibberd would like him to contact me.

A memory of Welling by g.olmit

60's Clubs,Dance Venues And Coffee Bars In And Around Welling

During the 1960's many venues opened in and around Welling to cater for a growing music and dance culture. Teddy-boys and Rockers had frequented the Embassy Ballroom, but when Mod became the dominating style, so came the clubs and bars to satisfy the kids desire for great music and a ...Read full memory

Baby Boomers In The 60s

I was born in 1947 and moved to Welling in 1951. I feel very lucky to have been a teenager in the 60s when music for us really started to take off. I was a massive Beatles fan but loved the other stuff as well. Went to the Twisted Wheel (do you remember they didn't have a dance licence so when the light flashed you had ...Read full memory

A memory of Welling by edwin.burkett