Sutton, Shinners Department Store, High Street c.1960

Memories of Sutton


My father owned the fish shop at Stonecot Hill and I remember going and answering the old phone that had an operator. Also I put the sawdust on the floor at night and wrapped up the fish in newspaper for customers. I do not have any photos of the shop, or the one at North Cheam, and grandfather's shop at Merton. Does (...Read full memory)

Hi, I'm Tony Rivers. I was born 1943 at St Heliers hospital to the sound of bombs falling around me ( I wasn't aware of it at the time of course). I used to live in Muchelney Road and my family did most of their shopping in Rose Hill. I used to spend a lot of time at the athletics track which was in front on the hospital (...Read full memory)

I was born in Carshalton 1954, i have fond memories of an ice cream shop in Sutton High Street back in the late 60s early 70s, the ice cream was out of this world does anyone know what this shop was called. Gill Pickett

I remember the footbridge, in the late 50s my friends and I, all girls from the Holy Family school in Rose Hill would go down under the bridge and have secret times and meetings. We were the "goofy gang". We didn't get up to much but it was very exciting meeting under the bridge because we weren't allowed to be there, it was off a busy road.

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