Filey, Promenade, The Anchorage 1927

Memories of Filey


Can anyone help? I have been trying to find information about the convelescent home at Primrose Valley in Filey. I believe I was sent there in the 1950's but nothing's coming up on the web. I was sent there to convalesce after many throat infections. I was chatting to someone who lived in Filey but had no idea of the place I was speaking about.

I have just spent a day in Filey, my first visit since I was on holiday there with my parents in the mid 50’s. I have a vivid memory of us walking along the Brigg and having a Horlick in the cafe at the end of the Brigg. Does anyone know when the cafe closed and is there any of the building still visible.

Please can anyone help me, I'm looking for photos of primrose Valley in the 70s onwards, as a child I spent my holidays there and came across some great friends I'm 52 now, it would be really nice to hear from anyone who went there the same time, a memory I have is I used to help the men on the tractor move caravans around the (...Read full memory)

I have a vague memory, probably from the early sixties, of arriving at this home on a very grey, sad day. I don’t know to this day why we went there but the trauma of being with a group of let’s say disadvantaged boys was not our family’s finest hour. I seem to remember sleeping on a makeshift bed in the office (...Read full memory)

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