Nissan Huts Barking Park - a Memory of Barking.

Id love to here more about the Nissan Huts in Barking Park, my late husband Allan Longden had so many happy memories of his childhood days there, swimming in the lake and the lido. Can anyone tell me wherebouts the huts were located.
Sue Longden

A memory shared by Susan Longden on Jun 10th, 2014. Send Susan Longden a message.

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Mon Jul 21st 2014, at 8:01 am
booki18 commented:
Susan my sister and l do remember Allan we lived in a nissen hut l have left a message for my brother to phone me I'm sure he will remember him l will get back to you later bye for now Carole.
Sat Jul 26th 2014, at 8:22 pm
booki18 commented:
Susan my brother remembers Allan did he have a younger brother and an older brother?we loved living in the park we were allowed so much freedom with no roads to worry about but it would be different today!
Sat Jul 26th 2014, at 10:09 pm
Susan Longden commented:
Hi Carole,
Yeas he did Colin was a year younger than Allan and John was 7 years older and sister Sandra. I beleave they moved to Thames View after the huts but didnt stay there long and moved to Whiting Avenue Barking. Can you remeber where abouts the huts were Longbridge Road end or Park Avenue, id love to know.
Sat Aug 2nd 2014, at 8:24 am
booki18 commented:
Hi Sue the nissen huts were built between the swimming pool and I think it was Barking Abbey school.We lived there for about 7years we then moved to Greatfields rd then to Thames view Curzon crescent .Do you know where Allan lived on Thames View.We missed living in the park wherever we went we would always see someone we knew because we all lived so close.We had so much we could do there was the swimming pool the train the stream we used to fish in over the back of the park the swing yard and the paddling pool.The bowling green and tennis courts were for adults.The rowing boats me and my sister were often barred for a week because we never came in when he called us!Carole Jordan Lloyd.
Fri Dec 26th 2014, at 10:42 am
Bob Warren commented:
my nan lived in gretfields road and we lived in keith road left the huts in 54 55 went to north street then onto keith road now in milton keynes
Sat Apr 4th 2015, at 7:40 pm
Marian Martell commented:
hi I was born in the huts in the park in 1947 it was hut 17 , I had two older brothers Ray and Stan we left there when I was 2 and moved to Bennington ave then onto Jackson road
Tue Jul 7th 2015, at 10:28 pm
booki18 commented:
Tue Jul 7th 2015, at 10:29 pm
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Tue Jul 7th 2015, at 10:30 pm
booki18 commented:
Fri Mar 10th 2017, at 12:08 am
999 commented:
Hi Sue,
I lived in the Nissen huts and went to school and Army cadets with Allan. I knew him up until I left Park Modern Secondary school in 1963. When we moved out of the huts we went to Webber house, North St. Next to Whiting Ave. Mike Maynard
Fri Dec 29th 2017, at 6:47 pm
Ken H commented:
Marian Martell, Hiya .... your parents must have known my grandparents, the Hatfields .... grandad lived at 37 Bennington Avenuue (his surname was then Hatfull ... along story there!) and moved to Jackson Road when the houses were built there .... not sure of the year but before 1924 as my Dear Dad was born in no. 10 Jackson Road in February, 1924.

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