Memories of Harrow


My husband lived at the above address from about 1938 until 1955. I would dearly love to find a photo of his house. He lived opposite the Dominion Cinema and remembers that during the war the lights went out and how excited he was when the lights came back on after the war. Next to where he lived was a sweet shop. (...Read full memory)

Does anyone remember the driving centre near Rayners Lane during 1970's, it was an off road driving centre offering theory and practice to under 17's, I and many friends attended a course here before having proper lessons. I believe it was an innovation of its time, sadly no longer there.

Its amazing to think that almost fifty years have flown by since I enrolled at "Harrow Tech" for evening classes. I had just left Pinner Grammar School after A Levels and started work at the Bank of England in the City and I had been encouraged to study part time for qualifications offered by the Institute of (...Read full memory)

I attended Harrow Technical College from 1962 till 1964. I left Harrow High School in 62 the private school in Gayton Road (not Harrow County for Boys ) which was a private fee paying school for kids that failed their 11 plus and were too scared to go to Chandos or Blackburn (?) secondary modern schools. I spent 6 years going (...Read full memory)

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