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Memories of Portslade-by-Sea, the Power Station c1955

I vividly remember the day when as an eight year old, along with my mate and neighbour, Billy Sturmey, we "borrowed" 2 shillings from my mothers purse and hired a rowboat from the Portslade foreshore and rowed around among the cargo vessels tied up on the seaward side of the "canal" as we called the harbour. We (...Read full memory)

I wonder how many people remember the Jerry planes that came over Portslade on their way to Croydon & London. I was out with my brothers  taking a lame dog home to its owner in Foredown Drive when a large German  plane flew overhead (we saw the swastika), doors flew open everywhere & we were dragged inside to (...Read full memory)

As a young lad born in Shelldale Avenue, and having lived all my young life in Portslade, I used to spend many hours down by, and on the canal at Portslade. I loved seeing the ships, mainly coal-boats moored at the gas works and the old power station. There were timber boats, and various other vessels too, but (...Read full memory)

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