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.

Growing Up In Welling By Dennis Cooke

What fantastic memories I have of growing up in Welling. I was brought up in Clifton Road which was opposite the Guy Earl of Warwick pub. I went to Primary School at Fosters which was in Northdown Road then (it has since moved to Westbrook Road). I then went to Elsa Road Boys School and I was there from ...Read full memory

A memory of Welling by Dennis Cooke

Little Dutch Girl.

I was part of this dance display in Danson Park. It must have been around 1958/59. We were dancing a routine about little dutch girls and I was the one in the middle. We were from the Miss Holdforth school of dancing based at Falconwood social club. That was over the road and round the corner from Maryville Convent where I ...Read full memory

A memory of Welling by maggiemitch12

Danson Park & Bellegrove Road

Growing up in the 1950s I remember spending a lot of time going to Danson Park; it was always an all day thing as I had to catch two buses to get there. I lived in Upper Belvedere (off Parsonage Manorway) and caught the 401 or 486 to Bexleyheath and then I think a 99 from Bexleyheath clocktower to Danson ...Read full memory

A memory of Welling by Alan Roberton