Whitton Hight St c.1965 - a Memory of Whitton.
The photo shows the Nelson Pub end of Whitton High St. At the bottom right of the picture, my Mother Eleanor Wright, can be seen coming out of Williams the Grocers where my retired father Alfred Wright worked as a cleaner part time. The large building in the background was the Odeon Cinema, where my sister held her wedding reception in the upstairs part, in 1948. By coincidence in the 1990s my brother Keith bought the old Williams store, without realising the connection and turned it into The Ark Petshop. The advertising hoarding to the left concealed a bomb site, that had a burnt out car in it which provided a lot of fun for us kids in the 50s.
A memory shared by on Jun 5th, 2011.
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