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Kennards - a Memory of Croydon.

My mother Kathleen Reeve used to work in Kennards and I remember that at the end of the day over the loudspeaker system they would play "Now is the Hour". In later years she always used to say how much she disliked that tune! I was only 7 but I too remember the arcade and the sights and smells and how wonderful it was for a child at Christmas time.


A memory shared by Barry Reeve on Apr 7th, 2012.
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 Comments & Feedback

Sat Aug 30th 2014, at 11:08 pm
brian.mullally commented:
I remember Kennards Arcade in an earlier time when I was a small boy in the 1930's and I used to beg my mother to buy we a ride on the donkey's. It never happened money was too tight for my family in those days

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