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.
Wimbledon, Cannizaro House c.1960
Memories of Wimbledon
The Broadway Wimbledon was brought to a near halt in December 1952 for four days. The Gaumont cinema in the back of this photo had to close on the third day because of the smog in the auditorium. I lived in Craven Gardens and the smog was down to less of a metre in front of your face and you could not see your feet.
As a teenage resident of Morden in the late fifties, my friend Dave and I occasionally frequented a coffee bar in Wimbledon on Hartfield Road near the junction with the Broadway. We got around a bit as at the time, I had a little 1936 Austin Seven. The coffee bar was actually called THE ORINOCO, (...Read full memory)
I lived in All Saints Road at the far end as it was a cul de sac where there was some waste ground that had once been a vicarage and we knew it as bells yard. It was a great place to play until it was fenced by the council and after that people threw their rubbish over the wall; us boys scaled the wall but the neighbour would (...Read full memory)
Does anyone remember the Murrell family from Hartfield Road Wimbledon? Charles ran a green grocers shop and Coal Merchants in Wimbledon between the wars. Thanks Alan.