Old Maps of Wembley

Historic Maps of Wembley and the local area.

I grew up in Wembley Park in the 1950s and went to St Christopher's School down Wembley Park Drive. The parade of shops on Forty Avenue by the traffic lights at the top of Bridge Road had everything you basically needed: a bread shop, fishmongers, small Sainsbury's, post office, newsagent and ironmongers. The toy shop sold (...Read full memory)

On the right opposite Dixons Cameras was C&A. I think Henry Cooper's greengrocers shop was somewhere here too - does anybody remember? Used to see him in the shop Saturday mornings.