Wembley, Empire Pool c.1960

Memories of Wembley

Wimpy Bar

We used to go to the Wimpy to have their fry up. You got a frankfurter wrapped round an egg!

A memory of Wembley by Phillip Ruffell

Early Supermarket

I remember in the sixties, the building had a supermarket called Keymarket next to the camera shop. Very different from other shops in the area as it was self-service and everything was still in packing cases.

A memory of Wembley by Phillip Ruffell

Paddling.

I can remember paddling in the pool, the depth went from nothing to, I think, about 24 feet to allow for the height of the diving board. Every so often a bell was rung to let people know that the wave machine was about to start up. ...Read full memory

A memory of Wembley by Barry Maynard

My Memories 1950/60s

How I remember Wembley. I went to St Joseph's Catholic Primary which in those days was opposite the Empire Pool. I used to go and pet the horses when the Horse of the Year show was on. I used to walk home to Tokyngton ...Read full memory

A memory of Wembley
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