Old Maps of West Wickham

Historic Maps of West Wickham and the local area.

I lived just down the road from here in Sylvan Way between 1955 and 1970. I was a young choirboy in the St John the Baptist church which was alongside the college (it paid 5s for a marriage service on a Saturday and that was good money in those days). I remember that walking back from choir practise during the dark (...Read full memory)

A college full of young female teaching students on my doorstep - what more could an 18 year old ask for? Yes, Coloma College was , for a short while , a weekend hotspot for me and my friends. There were regular discos , and also, on occasions, live music. And, in 1971, none other than Status Quo played a gig (...Read full memory)