Banstead, High Street c.1965

Memories of Banstead


I was at the school from 1929/1939. My name is Stanley Thomas, I would like to be in touch with anyone who was there at the same time. When the Second World War broke out we were evacuated to Reigate, Surrey. I remember Reginald Boulton, David Seeley, William Lee, Cyril Seeley. If any of you are (...Read full memory)

My brother Alec (12) and I (11) were at Beecholme from January to December 1956 we were orphans our parents died 7 months apart in 1955. We were in myrtle cottage changed to Willow cottage by the childrens vote I choose Willow and was very excited they picked it. We had 2 house Mothers that we called Auntie. We went to school (...Read full memory)

Does anyone else remember the chain railings and posts, painted black and white around the green in front of these shops? I used to jump over them as a small child. They enclosed all the grass area.

Hi I personally do not have a memory of Banstead Asylum - but I am looking for any details that anyone can give me of it in the 1950's. I am trying to trace anyone who worked there, or relatives of anyone who worked there. My gran died there in 1956, unfortunately my father was adopted at (...Read full memory)

Sparked a Memory for you?

If this has sparked a memory, why not share it here?

Buy A Print

Buy 'Photo of Banstead, High Street c.1965' as a print, or have it mounted, framed, or on canvas.

Prices from £22 to £255

Personalised Gifts

Use this photo to create a gift.