Memories of Worthing
In the late 1950s I used to go as a young boy to Worthing Paddling Pool. Can anyone let me know exactly where it was and what happened to it?
Beach House Park in Worthing used to be the home of the English Bowling Association and I first went there in 1983 to watch a tournament featuring the legendary David Bryant. It was and still is very popular with the locals and tourists to come and watch a few ends of bowls and to enjoy the wonderful floral ...Read full memory
We used to live in Phrosso Road, off George Vth Avenue, and I used to be allowed to go to Marine Gardens on my own, or with my friend Katharine Green. We loved daring each other to jump over the long channel of the fishpond! Oh what simple pleasures! My sister used to work in the cafe, which I used to think was incredibly glamorous! Judy (Harrop) Hemery.
My parents rented one of these chalets, number 41 I believe, and we used to spend a lot of time down there sitting outside in the sun and walking across to the beach for a swim when it got too warm. We had a calor gas stove and fridge, chairs a table and would regularly have meals down there, and later our first child enjoyed it too.