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Lively street scenes of favourite UK towns & cities.

Memories of Richmond

I used to live in Niton Road, Richmond and used to catch the bus at the top of the Gas Works bridge and get off at the Quadrant, from when I worked 1961-1967 until I married and moved to Kent late 1967. I worked at a couple of places in Richmond Town, the last being a baby shop, Selby's which was just around (...Read full memory)

My friend and I would take the bus from Hounslow bus station, and dressed in our Sunday best (50's style) go walking along the River Walk from the bridge. I have a photo of us taken by a street photograther who would snap you as you walked along! We also went dancing at the Castle pub and ice skating (...Read full memory)

I have many memories of Richmond Park. Sometimes I would walk through Sheen Common to the end and walk through the gate near the old wooden hut and into Richmond Park. Other times we would travel by pushbike with my friends and ride around the huge park, looking for a nice patch to sit down and have a drink (...Read full memory)

I used to live in Niton Road, Richmond from 1946-67 until I married and moved to Kent. I joined the Girls Life Brigade when I was 5 years old and left when I was 12. In that time we used to practice our marching and drill on the Green on many weekends. Some people would sit down and watch us for (...Read full memory)

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