St Austell, The Roundabout c.1955

Memories of St Austell


I remember my first concert there. It was fantastic - Adam and the Ants. I was 14! It was a long time ago. My mum still lives in St. Austell but I live in Plymouth. Wonderful memories from my younger days as I'm now 44. My name back then was Maria Searle and I went to Poltair, I wonder if anyone knows me?

The Rivera!! Once a week after school in 1964- 65, a group of us (mostly 6th-formers from the Grammar School, which was co-ed by that time) used to gather upstairs in the Rivera Restaurant (on the right in the photo) and order tea and buttered teacakes - all we could afford - and we'd make them (...Read full memory)

My name is Sandra Palmer [nee Ricks] and I lived in 23 Harnage Road until it was demolished for redevelopment. Lived there with my parents, Florrie and Len, sister Yvonne and my nan Ada Davis. I went to St. George's School and remember many of my teachers - Miss Masters in the nursery,Mrs Richardson [who I (...Read full memory)

I can remember going to the top of kings hill in Hengoed , up some steps and into the stute. It seemed a massive building to me as a child. I can still remember the smell of it. And the fact that children were only allowed in a certain part to buy sweets. Has anyone got any photos of the stute ,or memories of it. It was pulled down ,I think in the 1960,s. Kim price( Carey)

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