Coronavirus: Thank you for your continued support in these difficult times. Since our office and factory are in a rural area, our staff travel to work individually by car and we have enough space to maintain social distancing, so in consultation with our staff, we have decided to remain open for business unless government policy changes.
We are still able to despatch most of our products, however, the ones listed below (that are made by other manufacturers) will not be available for a while.

Tableware (Coasters & Placemats) and Wallpaper.

Our despatch times are normal, but Royal Mail & Parcelforce delivery times are varying depending on location - some parcels arrive next day and others are taking up to 10 days, which we have no control over.

We will update this message as anything changes.

Visiting Grandma! - a Memory of Wincobank.

Happy memories of visiting Wincobank to see my grandparents. They used to live in the back to backs on Newman Rd. My mother lived there until she joined the land army and was posted down to Aylesbury. We used to travel up by train, and later years by car. My brothers and sisters and me loved the corner shops and the sweet machines on the pavements,we didn't have anything like this in the countryside where we lived! and how we loved Sheffield fish and chips!! I can remember having a new dress bought for me so that I could go with my cousin on the Whit walks,something else this country bumpkin had never seen before. My mother still talks with her Sheffield accent even after all these years, and says how everyone was more friendly up north.

A memory shared by Janet Knight on Nov 26th, 2013.
Send Janet Knight a message.

 Comments & Feedback

Be the first to comment on this Memory! Starting a conversation is a great way to share, and get involved! Why not give some feedback on this Memory, add your own recollections, or ask questions below.

Add your comment

You must be signed-in to your Frith account to post a comment.

or Register to post a Comment.

Sparked a Memory for you?

If this has sparked a memory, why not share it here?

Tips & Ideas

Not sure what to write? It's easy - just think of an important place in your life and ask yourself:

  • How does it feature in your personal history?
  • What are your best memories of this place?
  • How has it changed over the years?
  • How does it feel, seeing these places again?
  • Do you remember stories about the community, its history and people?

This week's Places

Here are some of the places people are talking about in our Share Your Memories community this week:

...and hundreds more! Enjoy browsing more recent contributions now.