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.

Was It Safer In The 50s ?

I moved to Welling at the age of 8 in 1955. We lived in Roseacre Road, near the Guy Earl of Warwick, where the 89 buses terminated. The house was a 30's semi, but it seemed quite grand after the prefab we used to live in. ...Read full memory

A memory of Welling by john.varnham

Great Times At The Emabssy Welling

You mention the Embassy Ballroom in Welling. I first started going there in 1953 (when I was 14 but looked older as you needed to be 16 to get in!) and carried on going until I went into the Army (National ...Read full memory

A memory of Welling by Ken Taylor

Broken Biscuits !

I was brought up in Welling in the 1950s and 60s and Welling Corner played an important part in my life! I can see Woolworths on the right of this postcard. This was where everyone went to buy ... well anything! It was the ...Read full memory

A memory of Welling by Gaynor Wingham