We are still able to despatch most of our products, however, the ones listed below (that are made by other manufacturers) will not be available for a while.
Tableware (Coasters & Placemats) and Wallpaper.
Our despatch times are normal, but Royal Mail & Parcelforce delivery times are varying depending on location - some parcels arrive next day and others are taking up to 10 days, which we have no control over.We will update this message as anything changes.
Orsett, Church Of St Giles And All Saints c.1960
Memories of Orsett
My Grandfather Leslie James Harrod, is buried in the churchyard along with his Mother and Father; The Harrods and the Drury family are old Orsett people. I now live in the USA and whenever I visit the UK I always make a point of visiting Orsett Village. If anyone knows my family, the Harrods or Drurys tell them I said Hello. Daughter (...Read full memory)
In the early 1960's I worked as pre-nursing cadet and then a trainee nurse. I passed my exams in the end of 1967 and started as a registered nurse from 1968. The photo above was the first section of the new hospital - the out patient block. I remember working in this building at the begining of my time there. We still (...Read full memory)
I remember Malcolm Cuthbert as We are the same age. He has two sisters I believe one called Valerie! Orsett was a lovely village then with one village policeman a nice butcher and Piggs the grocers. Mr. Smith was the blacksmith Orsett Hospital still had a lot of its original buildings then. There are a lot of beautiful walks (...Read full memory)
My father was in the Norwegian forces during the war - and my mum and myself - then 2 years old were lucky enough to serve and live at Orsett Hall with Ellis and John Whitmore . We lived there till August 1945 when the war was over and we could go back to Norway safely . Have been to Orsett three times since then but see no familiar faces .