Memories of Pinner

Before I moved to The Ridgeway in 1955 I live in Woodall Drive and regularly used the 221 bus to trundle up Paines Lane past my school, and ending up in the space outside the RedLion pub. I remember how the bus rocked each time the driver climbed in and out of his cab! Both the driver and conductor used to (...Read full memory)

I was born in Ruislip Gardens in 1939, we were moved to Pinner in 1940 due to the war and living next to Northolt Aerodrome. I lived in the area for 20 years before emigrating to Adelaide, South Australia in 1967. On a visit to UK in 1995 I was overjoyed to find that the fair was on on the very day I visited and I had a pint of (...Read full memory)

I worked at Pinner Radio and Electrical Maintenance in Station Approach Pinner from 1956 to 1967. The shop was located at the bottom of Station Approach, next to a little tobacconist kiosk on one side and the old Victory pub on the other... I wonder if anyone has any memories of this little shop. It was owned by Arthur Breese and (...Read full memory)

The Queen's Head is little changed - maybe a horse trough on the pavement but the front of the building is pure English village pub! It was the starting point for many a village pub crawl and some fun times pushing wheelbarrows of tipsy teenage friends on charity fundraising days in the 1960's. Some of the black (...Read full memory)

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