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Memories of Swiss Cottage, Finchley and Frognal Station c1965

I was born in 1942 and from then until the early 1960s I lived in Cottage Mews. The mews was situated off Belsize Road very near to the entrance to the Swiss Cottage tube station. There was a newspaper stand at the entrance to the station, then going down the hill was an Estate Agents, a Milk Bar and a music (...Read full memory)

Towards the end of the Second World War my parents met and married while on active service in Egypt. As soon as my mother knew she was expecting me, the Royal Air Force sent her back to England on a troopship and she was welcomed by her mother-in-law who she had never previously met! They had a flat (...Read full memory)

I was born in 1959 and we moved from Rossly Hill to Canfield Gardens in 1960. I am now 50 and still live and work very close to Canfield Gardens. I went for a coffee with a friend yesterday to the cafe at the top of Goldhurst Terrace, just down the side of Waitrose (used to be Ken & Marie deli!) and noticed a (...Read full memory)

I too saw this photograph in a cafe in Goldhurst Terrace. I recognised Finchley Road and Frognal Station as I was born in a flat closeby in 1967. My parents moved into the flat in 1966 and I was so glad to track down the photo and order a copy for my father. I remember my parents telling me how Finchley Road used to be lined with trees and wide pavements and now I can see that for myself!

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