Finchley, Greater London

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Browse our selection of vintage and retro black and white photographs of Finchley, along with a selection of historic maps, local history books, 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 Finchley

Historic Maps of Finchley and the local area.

I lived at 8 Avondale Road from 1953 until 1959 and like many others spent loads of happy summer days with my friends at the Finchley Pool. During the winter we would go nearly every night to the indoor pool in Squiers Lane. I attended Mannoreside School, also in Squiers Lane and was in the primary school football team that won the local cup in 1954, we beat Summerside School for the Trophy. Others in the team ...see more

Added 05 August 2019
I lived in finchley in the 50`s and 60`s and my dad owned Daves snack bar which was next to St Mary`s School. In this pcture i can see the snack bar and im pretty sure my father is in the picture although it is the back of him . Good memories