Hemel Hempstead, The Pavilion c.1965

Memories of Hemel Hempstead


Like Steve, I've only just found your site - another year later - and would also like to know how the book is going. I haven't lived in the area since 1980 but have happy memories of my teen years. I used to go to the Pavilion often during the mid 70s and to St Albans' City Hall (as it was called then) with (...Read full memory)

First started work at Hemel in November 1963. Following a spell at the Manchester Data Centre I returned in 1968 and remained until Brand Separation in 1974. We are now holding a reunion in July for anyone who worked for SMBP in either Data Centre. Sad to learn that the building was demolished in (...Read full memory)

I remember as far back when i was 6 years old . I lived in the little house that used to be by the black iron bridge in gadebridge lane . I was born in the little house called the threepenny bit house . I remember playing in the park with my mums sisters there sir name was black. My grandfather used (...Read full memory)

I was born in Hemel Hempstead in March of 1957.  My parents came from Portsmouth and County Durham.  They met in London and moved to Hemel Hempstead, which was a new town, in search of good housing, school for my 5 year old sister and work prospects. We lived in Vauxhall Road when I was born. All my memories of Hemel (...Read full memory)

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