Sandbach, School c.1955

Memories of Sandbach


I remember Florrie's chip shop, the chips were 6d a bag and were great. The sweet shop next door was called Timmins, and like you said, Mrs Farnsworth's shop was across the road where the betting shop is now. I used to walk through there to go to church school which is now St Mary's church hall.

My sister and I (Marina and Lesley Tonks) had many a bag of chips at Florries, they were the best. When we moved to the new high school on Middlewich Road about 1962, we had attended Wheelock School before coming to the new school, we then spent most of dinner times in Florries chippy.

Florries Chip Shop - what memories - greasy, white chips, but they were the best!  Florrie was always dressed in black - like a Victorian (which she probably was).  The shop was situated on the corner of the alley between the square and the back of the Black Bear pub. Next door (probably where the (...Read full memory)

In this picture one can see the town hall in the background and next to it now is Price City (2008), prior to that the Co-op. When I was a child this building used to be the Hungerford Cafe. I used to look forward to getting on the market bus at lunchtime with my mother and going to the Cafe for a (...Read full memory)

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