Coronavirus: Thank you for your continued support in these difficult times. Since our office and factory are in a rural area, our staff travel to work individually by car and we have enough space to maintain social distancing, so in consultation with our staff, we have decided to remain open for business unless government policy changes.
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.

Memories of Upper Norwood, Church Road c1955

I lived in Flat(a) at 144 Church Road in the 1960s. I remember Crystal Palace Park with its pet corner and imitation dinosaurs. I also remember swimming in the new swimming baths with my family. There was a little shop with a toy train that went round its window display, a cinema where we saw Lady and the Tramp with (...Read full memory)

I grew up in Palace Road and I remember going to the Granada Cinema as a child and opposite was a shop that had a train set in the window and if you put an old penny in the slot it would go round. This would have been approx. 1965.

I remember there were two cinemas almost next door to one another. I think the seats cost 9d and 6d for kids on Saturday. We used to go to the chip shop at the top of Gipsy Hill on the way home and use our bus fare for the chips.

There were two cinemas in Church Road; the Granada and the Century, almost next door to each other. The Granada had Sat morning programmes for kids, and I was a regular.

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