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Wokingham, Berkshire

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Browse our selection of vintage and retro black and white photographs of Wokingham, along with a selection of historic maps, local history books, and fascinating memories that our visitors have contributed. Most of our photos and maps are available to buy in a wide range of product formats, including framed prints, canvas prints and personalised photo gifts including tea towels, mugs, jigsaws, tableware, cushion covers and as customised calendars.

Old Maps of Wokingham

Historic Maps of Wokingham and the local area.

I also remember Martins swimming pool, it was freezing! I did receive my certificate for swimming a width at Martins. Mr. Pidgeon used to take us, he was a good teacher. Mr. Davis was quite scary, especially the puppets!

When I lived in Wokingham in the 1950s, I remember a double fronted cycle shop on Denmark Street (next door to the entrance to some sort of meeting hall?) - you can just see part of the hanging sign for the shop in picture number W123016. To me then the shop seemed quite large and was certainly stuffed full of bikes and accessories that I coveted. I can still remember the wood flooring and smell of ...see more