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: Friday 30th September 2022 and Saturday 1st October 2022 so this is going to disrupt the delivery of some orders.

Other Memories from Hastings

Are you sure that's right? I lived in St Leonards (next door to Hastings) for several years, from about 1945 to 1955 and the front was always called the Promenade. But perhaps it was different back in 1925?? We lived in Blomfield Road, with a public garden opposite that was a wonderful place for us kids. When I went back down Memory Lane in the early 2000s I was sad to discover the park had been replaced by housing. Thank you for the information - now corrected. Ed

My father, Albert Victor Catt, known as Vic, worked for Mr Gower for many years either side of WW2. My father had a curvature of the spine which prevented him for joining the forces so he was employed to produce food during the war years. For a short period during the war he was employed to repair houses damaged by bombing in the Romney Marsh area. Otherwise he worked on the field at St Helen's ...see more

I lived in Hastings from birth until the mid fifties. Each year there was a carnival week and one memorable year my music teacher was to conduct the Chippenham Police Choir in Alexandra Park. He and the choir would be on one side of a large pond and the audience on the other. My music teacher from the Grammar School, Mr Batts, with baton akimbo, turned his back on the audience to face the choir for the ...see more

Added 27 November 2016
In the 1940s and 1950s as a young lad and then teenager, I used to spend my summer holidays with my grand parents who lived at 171 St. Helens Road Hastings. I have very fond memories of Hastings in general and in particular of Alexander Park. I used to love the firework display staged around the boating lake and walking the whole length of the park from my grand parents' home to the Queens Road end. I also liked ...see more

Added 15 February 2016

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