Weybridge, Oatlands Avenue 1906

Memories of Weybridge


'Woolworths' facia remained above their High Street premises throughout the Second World War with a 'Closed for the Duration' notice affixed to the boarded up windows. My mother regularly took me to the Kingston-on-Thames branch though so I, like most of the inhabitants of Weybridge, eagerly anticipated the (...Read full memory)

I had a boy in my class at school who lived in this house. It always seemed very mysterious to me. Leslie Hoy, I wonder where you are now. We also used to swim regularly at the New Bridge a couple of hundred yards up from Eyot House. I remember the island the house is built on had a bridge connecting it to the tow path. It had a gate and you had to have a key to gain access to Eyot House.

This is a view looking toward the High Street - what looks like two brick memorials (on the left) is the entrance to the cottage hospital. On the opposite side of the road is the bus stop where I use to catch the bus to visit my grandparents in Ottershaw, about 5 miles away. About the time of this photograph or (...Read full memory)

I used to cross this bridge every day (on foot or pushbike) to get to school at St James C of E School and then later on to work. Every journey started with this bridge.

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