Wealdstone, The Cabin, Graham Road 1960

Memories of Wealdstone

Lived in Masons Avenue from 1959 to 1967. My aunt worked in the Poplar stores in the High Street. I can remember being fascinated as a child watching them pat the butter into small blocks in Sainsbury's and their blackcurrant pies at 7pence each were wonderful. Can still see the tank outside the fish shop with live (...Read full memory)

Before the Harrow Arts Centre moved to its new swanky premises in Hatch End, it occupied a collection of what appeared to be old school canteen buildings just opposite the Alma pub. There is little trace of the site now as some new shops have been built there. I remember going to this (...Read full memory)

Born at Station Rd, close to Bridge School, a small sweet shop called Ecclestones was at the foot of the bridge. We would walk over the bridge, mum to shop in the Popular Stores (Coop I think), I recall her giving a dividend number! The money used to shoot around in containers above our heads! (...Read full memory)

I lived in Carmelite Road and went to Whitefriars junior school until we moved away in 1969. I think the headmasters name was Mr. Studdart. I always remember the high street in Wealdstone because there was a row of multi coloured seats I always sat on whenever we went shopping. We used to go to St. Barnabas church which is no longer there. The vicar at the time was John Budd.

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