Memories of Welling

Good Old Days

I grew up in Welling from 1942 until I left to join the RAF in 1962. I remember Danson Park and the pool with its fountain. I also loved the lake and the boats. I remember too, riding on the miniature train up along the side of ...Read full memory

A memory of Welling by Barry Willis

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

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

Broken Biscuits

I had to laugh when I read your comments on broken biscuits. I remember standing in the queue at the Home & Colonial with my mum when a woman in front of us said, "a pound of broken biscuits please love". "No broken biscuits ...Read full memory

A memory of Welling by Ken Everley

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

Welling In The 50s

Have just found this site and interested to read your memories. I lived in Sundridge Avenue and went to Eastcote C.P.School then Westwood leaving there in 1959. I have seen one name I recognise Derek Faiers who I was at school ...Read full memory

A memory of Welling

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

Poets Corner

I was 9 in 1965 and lived in Milton Road on the Poets Corner Estate in Welling. We used to play out in the street all the time or over the field in Keats Road which had a large bomb crater and this would be a meeting point for us ...Read full memory

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, Danson Lane

I was born in 1948 at number 3 Williams Cottages, Danson Lane. These were near the junction of the High Street,. My first memmories are of John Newton Court being built, has anyone any photos of Williams Cottages?

A memory of Welling

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