Welling, Park View Road c.1950

Memories of Welling


I lived at 111 Danson Crescent right by the gates to Danson Park, I went to Westwood School and played for their football team this would have been in the early sixties. I used to sell the Evening news and Standard papers on the corner of Welling high St next to the bank. At sixteen I got a job in London and I remember (...Read full memory)

I had to laugh when I read your comments on broken biscuits. I remember standing in the queue at the Home & Colonial with my mum when a woman in front of us said, "a pound of broken biscuits please love". "No broken biscuits today love" the man replied. The woman said, "are you busy?" "Not particularly" he said, "Well (...Read full memory)

I was brought up in Welling in the 1950s and 60s and Welling Corner played an important part in my life! I can see Woolworths on the right of this postcard. This was where everyone went to buy ... well anything! It was the broken biscuits which were my favourite. They used to sell them really cheaply by the half pound. You (...Read full memory)

I recently shared memories of the many clubs, bars and dance halls that sprung up in and around Welling during the mid 1960's Mod era. Since then several other venues have come to mind. I remember the Sunday evening disco at The Welcome Inn, a big pub on Well Hall Road, Eltham. It was held in a large (...Read full memory)

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