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Chadwell Heath Memories

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Went to school in 1952. Always remember 3 things. Day 1 we had an indoor sandpit to play with. I thought school was OK then on day 2 it all turned out to be a lie Lol. Another day the dinner lorry was reversing up the alley and it ran over the guy directing him back. Never knew if he was OK or not The (...Read full memory)

I lived in West Road next to the Park from 1948. i was born in the house. Spent half my life in that park, often running away from Parky ( the Park Keeper) The last Parky I remember was Ken. He had two Alsations ex Police dogs and watching them perform had to be seen

I remember the old MillHouse but as I grew up is was deralict. I remember rumaging around the site before it was built on. Happy days

I spent those years living in West Road. The primary School was know as Japan Road School and I suspect long gone. My memories are of the Rest Centre on the edge of St Chads Park, the coal merchant on the corner of Alexandra Road, Pasks bike shop where you could also buy your maggots for fishing, trolley buses leaving from (...Read full memory)

I stayed with my Nan and Grandad who lived in Eustace Road so school holidays I used to help Charlie the blacksmith. His forge was in Back Lane which is a Roman road. My Nan did beautiful embroidered table cloths amongst other things so I remember Embersons, haberdashery where my nan bought her silks. I also (...Read full memory)

In the early twilight of my Seventies, I remember attending Stevens Road - Becontree Secondary Modern School from about 1955 to 1959. Mr Pask was Headmaster, I remember School Assembly with Hymns and Prayers. Flogging with Canes, bats and “T” Squares, though I rarely was the subject myself. There I gained my (...Read full memory)

Yes I remember squeezing into my silver shoes and learning to cha cha with Aldcroft and Taylor above the Gaumont. Must have been seven or eight I suppose.I thought DotTaylor was the most glamorous woman I had ever seen! Also I used to watch them whirling around from across the road while I was sitting in the window at (...Read full memory)

I lived in the old mill house in Edward road chadwell heath went to pic on sat morning then ballroom dancing up staire with dot taylor and tommy alcote.

I have lived in Chadwell Heath for many years now, and I seem to recall a Greengrocers in the High Road which was owned by Barry Kitchener the Millwall footballer, am I correct or did I imagine it. It has changed so much now but not always for the better unfortunately. Mary H

I was born in Birchdale gardens behind the Cinema and bus terminal. Moved to Chadwell Heath Lane 1941 when bombed out and then to 49 Hall Road on corner with Chadwell Heath Lane. Attended Chadwell Primary School 1945/1951. back then the 'Lane housing really stopped at Brian Road and then there were only a few (...Read full memory)