Wimbledon Broadway - a Memory of Wimbledon.

My parents moved to Wimbledon Broadway in the 1950's. They had a restaurant next door but one to the Gaumont cinema. Between us was a pub and then the restaurant we owned, it was called the Elite Restaurant, if it had any connection to the Elite cinema across the road I am not sure. I do remember riding on the trams in the very early 50's when I was ten years old and they terminated outside the Town Hall then went back down the roadway. I remember Kennards, Ely's and the big toy shop. There was also the Kings cinema which we used to call 'The Flea Pitt'. Sadly, we moved away from Wimbledon in 1962 but my memories remain with me in Australia.


A memory shared by Chris Nicola on May 30th, 2013.
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