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.

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

Welling, 1965

On the left of this picture was the record shop. Certain I bought my first single in this shop - "Bits and Pieces" by the Dave Clark Five. The dentists (Barry Stern, Australian) was on the corner upstairs on the right, and around ...Read full memory

A World So Far From 2012 It Hurts To Think About It!

I grew up in Welling form 1948 to 1963. Leaving it was the saddest moment of my life - one I have never really recovered from. So vivid were the memories, I wrote a book of my life's ...Read full memory

A memory of Welling by Noel Bailey