Memories of Ash Vale


The building on the right hand side was owned by the Tuppers and is now the Swan pub/restaurant. Other than that, this picture is exactly how it looks now :)

I lived on Longacre estate. I was born in 1951 and stayed there until I was about 8/9 years old when my parents moved to Preston. My dad worked at the bakery in the village, and then for a milkman called Bill Bugden. My gran/grandad lived at canal villas, by the side of the canal. I also had aunties and uncles living (...Read full memory)

I owned a terrace house in wharf road in the 1970"s. Many properties have been demolished.On the corner of Balmoral Road is now a supermarket also there is a huge furniture shop where Tolleys garage once was A parade of shops are on the opposite side of the road where the canal is. It still remains a lovely village,although some would now call it a mini town.

My grandfather owned a house in Charthouse Road, Ash Vale. It was the last house on the left. My mother grew up in this house along with two brothers and two sisters until she was married. When the grandparents died my mothers brother took over the house and brought his family up. My sisters and I (...Read full memory)

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