Barkingside High Street - a Memory of Barkingside.
I remember the fish shop/butchers in the High Street, it was called Gurrs and they used to smoke the fish out the back of the shop. It was situated between Boots and Rossis. Before the swimming pool was built, the land was full of trees and bushes where we played as kids. We always went over there after coming out of the Saturday morning pictures at the State Cinema, 6d downstairs, 9d upstairs. I used to be a "milk boy" for a milkman in 1964 and we always stopped at Pithers Bakery for a cup of tea and a cream cake halfway through the round. It all looks a bit different now!!
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