Other Memories from Acton

I lived in Tudor Gardens West Acton, having been evacuated during the war. I attended West Acton infants school, then John Perrin Junior school followed by John Perrin Secondary ModernSenior School. I Started Senior School in 1952. It was "dreadful" The reason was being bullied nearly every day. I could not wait to leave. I remember many of the people that attended with me. To name a few:- Les Allum, Brian Ratcliffe, Keith ...see more

Added 20 November 2021
My name is Derek Price, and I was born in Central Middlesex Hospital and lived in Court Way, North Acton, until moving to Birkbeck Avenue when I was married in 1965. I attended West Acton Primary, Acton Wells Junior, John Perryn and finally Faraday school Bromyard Avenue until I left in December 1957. North Acton playing fields was our main playground together with the back alleys of the local houses as well as exploring the ...see more

Added 18 November 2021
I was a park keeper and gardener, I used to cut the grass in Acton. I met Sean Connery when he lived in Central Road, the house was where nuns used to live and he bought it.

My friends and I have just returned from a trip down memory lane. We all grew up in Acton and remember Tony's ice cream parlour. We trawled the streets but alas in vain. I have fond memories of my nan taking me there every Saturday for a treat. Acton used to be a lovely part of London. What has happened to it?

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