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Does anybody remember the name of a pub that was in Victoria Road South? It was on the left hand side around 75 yards from Duke Street on the way to where the police station can now be found. It formed part of the island of buildings that stood between VRS and the Railway Station service road but must have been (...Read full memory)

At 16 I joined the Essex Police Cadet School in 1970. The School was built in the late 1960s. Training at the School was for two years. On site education, accommodation and sports facilities was provided. We also were 'bussed' to Chelmsford College of a Further Education - here on a part time basis we (...Read full memory)

After watching an episode of Stephen Fry's QI this evening, one of his topics sent my thoughts back to a memory of my childhood in Chelmsford in the 1960's. Smith's shop in the High Street, opposite the then Bond's store. I use to beetle my Mother to go in that shop, with the whizzy hanging canisters that flew (...Read full memory)

Hello, I recall going with my mother in the 1960's to visit her friends who were the landlord and landlady of a pub called The Clockhouse. I recall it had a small tower with a clock and a small, raised garden at the back. I just tried looking it up on Google but could find no trace?. Can anyone recall this pub and tell me its location? Thanks

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