I also remember Welling corner and those trolley buses. I lived in Welling from 1956 to 1965 and used to travel on the buses to Bexleyheath clocktower to go to Bexley Tech for girls in Townley Road. I also knew Woolworths quite well ...Read full memory
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 ...Read full memory
I was born at the Royal Free. My grandparents lived on Faraday Road and due to the lack of housing after the war, we moved in with them. I have wonderful memories of Faraday Road, I ...Read full memory
I remember Welling Corner so well. My father owned the fish shop on the right and we lived in the flat over the shop. Welling then was a buzzing place and I used to love watching from my bedroom window. I still remember the ...Read full memory
I was born in Bexley in 1948 and lived in Queens Road, Welling until we moved to Crawley New Town in 1962. The Duchess of Edinburgh pub was on the corner of our street where they used to sell whelks, cockles and ...Read full memory
I was born in Dartford in 1953 and lived in Bexleyheath until I was 15. I went to school in Welling at Maryville Convent. I loved shopping in Welling and used to meet my friends there and go to Danson Park. Sue Tebbs
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
Both of my parents lived in Welling. Mum was born there and dad's family moved there later. Sadly all my mum's family have passed on with the exception of my Uncle John who is now 88 years old. He would love to hear from ...Read full memory
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
The photo you have has my dad waiting there for my mother while we went shopping and it would have been a Saturday morning.
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