Memories of Luton


Any one remember the Central Youth Club in Waller Street oposite the indoor Baths??Had some great times there and met my husband there 55 years ago. The Freddie Arnold Seven band on Saturday night we would make the floor bounce with our ~~JIVING~~And us girls used to sneak in little bottles of Baby Cham.. (...Read full memory)

During the summer holidays we would visit the outdoor swimming pool in Bath Road. The first indication when near to the entrance was the strong smell of chlorine and the sound of the two water fountains. No matter what time of year or the weather of the day the cubicle area was always cold and wet. We would undress (...Read full memory)

I moved to Luton as a child in the early 60s. My first school was the St Maria Convent on Rothasey Rd, Later Denbigh Road Juniors, remember our crazy Gibraltren Head Master, then Denbigh High, stern Mr Whittaker and then Luton VIth form college Remember Bikes at the Sun and the Cock Inn, Dances at the Queensway. (...Read full memory)

I was born in Luton in the 1940s and remember well the shops in Manchester Street with WG Durrants butchers on the corner of Manchester Street and Bridge Street. Next door in Bridge Street was a garage and further along Manchester Street towards the town hall was Wilds sports and toy store, Faiman fashions and a pub called (...Read full memory)

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