Old Maps of Reigate

Historic Maps of Reigate and the local area.

I used to walk down this alleyway to school. There is a sandbank on one side leading to the housing estate that I think is called Woodlands (It used to be referred to as the Wates estate). We used to ciimb up on to the bank in order to slide down it! The narrow section at the top (the rest of it is a driveway) (...Read full memory)

My first job after leaving school in 1968 was at the original Frith & Co. in Raglan Road, Reigate. The company was based in a large Victorian mansion and in many ways the working methods probably hadn't changed much since the early 1950s. The nostalgia market was in its infancy in 1968 and the company had (...Read full memory)