Upminster, The Windmill c.1965
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Memories of Upminster
My dad Eddie had a greengrocer's shop in Upminster in 1952, the year I was born. I know we lived in the flat above the shop, and it was quite near Upminster Bridge. Does anyone remember the shop?
Great site, so,pleased to find it. Lived in Cranham for 15 years and just loved Upminster for shopping, a particular favorite being Roomes. I left the area about 15 years ago and went back to visit a short while ago. Still in shock, so many of the smaller shops are gone, felt so sad, it is not,the Upminster that lived (...Read full memory)
So many memories of Upminster in growing up, thankfully my memory is still intact. Wonder how many people remember the following, Silver Horn sold the most delicious ice cream in Corbets Tey Road. Unigate dairy was at the back of the now Rooms furniture store, with the milk dispenser machine in Station Road selling (...Read full memory)
I remember this cafe on the corner opposite The Bell pub and in front of what was, or became, the National Westminster Bank. They sold Glojoy lollies - the best flavour being spearmint which 'creaked' when you bit into them! I remember all the shops shown in the Frith Collection of Upminster and (...Read full memory)