Important Notice Regarding Delivery:

We have been advised by Royal Mail & Parcelforce that their delivery services will be disrupted by industrial action on the following dates: Saturday 1st October 2022 so this is going to disrupt the delivery of some orders.

Drayton, Hampshire (near Havant)

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Browse our selection of vintage and retro black and white photographs of Drayton, along with a selection of historic maps, and fascinating memories that our visitors have contributed. Most of our photos and maps are available to buy in a wide range of product formats, including framed prints, canvas prints and personalised photo gifts including tea towels, mugs, jigsaws, tableware, cushion covers and as customised calendars.

Old Maps of Drayton

Historic Maps of Drayton and the local area.

How nice to read about Drayton. My parents moved here in 1953 and my father owned the chemists shop on the north side of Havant road opposite Lower Drayton lane. In the early 60s,I played in local groups (The Highlanders) and played at the Institute many times.No alcohol,just lemonade and crisps! Other hobbies included carting on the hill and going to the Methodist youth club. Anyone remember Benard ...see more

Added 13 December 2017
Cafe Monica was the best place in the world for Heather and Trevor Eastes of Solent Road School. We went there every day for our lunch carrying our big boxes of veg waste to take home to our many guinea-pigs. We'd buy lardie cake, cottage loaves and meat pie - and sometimes I'd have a Viennese Whirl - all home -made and freshly baked by Monica Baker - then we'd deliver the meat pie to our ...see more