Addlestone, Station Road c.1955

Memories of Addlestone


I was born at 53 Prairie Road in 1964, my earliest memory is going to school in Chapel Park Infants School, Chapel Avenue, then we up to infants school in School Lane and then over the road to the juniors which I think used to be the boys school, I think at the time the new middle school was being built, (...Read full memory)

My father was in the USAF, stationed at West Drayton from 1956-1959. In 1956 we rented a large, beautiful home named Billsfield in Addlestone. We also had friends in the village who owned a bicycle shop - their last name was Hobbs - the father was John and he had a daughter named Mary. I have (...Read full memory)

My family lived in Collingbourne, High St, Addlestone and my youngest sister, Janet was b orn there, in 1943. Michael, Jean & Charles (sadly all deceased) myself, Kathleen, Ann & Janet lived there until 1952. Does anyone remember us or have any history of the house?

When we moved from Wales I lived at the fairly extensive Sayes Court Farm caravan park off Liberty Hall Lane, before we settled in Addlestone Park Ave (defined by the statues of knights at the top). At 15, I went to work at Vickers Armstrong - now BAE. After attending their secretarial school I was placed (...Read full memory)

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