Woolwich, Powis Street c.1965
Memories of Woolwich
I used to lived in Eltham from 1940 until 1951 - before that it was Plumstead. I visited Woolwich Markets numerous times. My last school was Woolwich Politechnic just a stroll away. I recall eating eel soup at fourpence ...Read full memory
I remember very fondly Woolwich market & town centre in the 60's & 70's. Cuffs department store always seemed so imposing with polished wooden floors, we had to go there to get my school uniform for Notre Dame Convent in ...Read full memory
As a small lad, I loved stewed eels with mash & parsley sauce and occasionally mum would take me to Manzie's in Thomas Street, as it was her favourite too. But on this day we were obliged to share a 'box' ...Read full memory
I remember Woolwich town centre in the 1960's when I was a kid. In this picture I believe you can just see Garrets department store on the left which was a big rival to Cuffs department store a bit further back (out of ...Read full memory
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