Old Maps of Croydon

Historic Maps of Croydon and the local area.

I lived in Croydon until 1969 ( the year I got married and moved away ) My Dad - Len Marsh - was a Cinema Manager with the ABC chain, and we lived very near the Rex Cinema, Norbury, closed in 1962. Dad was based there for a time, but acted as Relief Manager all over the South London area : cinemas he managed at various (...Read full memory)

I have great memories of going to the Croydon Sweet Club and dancing the night away to sounds of the Liquidator and many more reggae songs, dressed in two-tone tonic suits and doing a lot of stomping. I was only 14/15 years old and was still at school and had my first ever drink of cider at the Sweet. I lived in (...Read full memory)