Woolwich, Powis Street c.1965

Memories of Woolwich

Woolwich Markets 1940s

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

A memory of Woolwich by Tom Ware

There And Back

I remember staying at my Nan and Grandpa's house in Woolwich, we could actually look out of our bedroom window and see the ferries going back and forth. Most times we stayed we were allowed to ride the ferries back and forth ...Read full memory

A memory of Woolwich by Mark Lovell

Over The Water !

The Woolwich Ferry was the only way I can remember in the 1950s and 60s that we could go 'over the water ' from South to North London. I can remember trips with my Nannie as a child , catching a bus from Eltham to Woolwich and ...Read full memory

A memory of Woolwich by Gaynor Wingham

Transportation

Used to take a trip across to the other side as a teenager, just for the thrill of seeing the steam engines working. Went on it again a couple of years back to find no foot passengers now.

A memory of Woolwich by Mary Donnachie
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