Coronavirus: Thank you for the amazing support we have received from our customers during the last few months. Our office and factory are based in a rural area which has made it practical for us to remain open for business.
We are still able to despatch most of our products, however, coasters and placemats are still not available but we hope to offer these again soon.

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.

Memories of Tenterden

The building on the right was W H Smith & Sons. My father, Gordon Howard was the manager and we were living in the flat above the shop from 1955 to 1965. You can see that the shop is closed because the shutters are down. The shop front was painted dark green. The windows upstairs are open so we must have been at home and it must have been fine weather!

Interesting photo: this timber-framed building is actually a 'Wealden' converted to 'Continuous Jetty' type. "Towards the close of the 15th century, an entirely new kind of dwelling appeared in the Weald. Its [the Continuous Jetty type] distribution is wide and more general than that of (...Read full memory)

I used to live in Golden Square, in the 60's, next door to Mrs Jewel, the mens barbers, needless to say we always had short hair until my teenage years when I grew it very long.

This place was at a house, the favourite place for us kids to go. There was an old boathouse that sheltered us when it rained.

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