Wembley, Empire Pool c.1960
Memories of Wembley
My family moved to The Avenue in Wembley Park from Liverpool in 1948 when I was just a baby. Early childhood memories include De Marco's ice cream parlor and Wembley Market with it's fish counter. Wally Kilminster's was brilliant. I ...Read full memory
My first day of school was at Park Lane in the fall of 1949. One of the teacher's names was Mrs Reese. I thought that she taught arithmetic but stand to be corrected. I did not stay at the school long. We were sent to the new ...Read full memory
Born and grew up in Wembley and recall Wally Kilmisters model shop at the triangle and Simpson American cars too. Also there was an underground market opposite Ealing Road. I think Rumbles school uniform shop stilll ...Read full memory
One of my most popular places to hang out was Finley's Tobacco shop on the High Rd. They had a really nice coffee shop downstairs. I also remember a cafe on Ealing Rd. just past Chaplin Rd where a few bikers used ...Read full memory
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