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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.

Memories of Woodford Bridge, High Road c1950

Hello Frank, I know you have sent a message to me as I managed to get a quick glance of it before it disappeared and I was unable to find it again but I did read that you were asking where abouts I lived in the Bridge. Well Frank, if you look at the photo of the high road with the estate agents in the foreground, that (...Read full memory)

I too new Mr Wernink from the bridge mission, after a dip with my friend Evelin in the Hollow Ponds, I was attending a scout meeting at Snakes Lane when I experienced the most horrendous back pain which was diagnosed as Infantile paralysis, now known as Polio. When I came out of Waltham Abbey Isolation Hospital (...Read full memory)

This photo brings back lots of memories for me as it shows High Road, Woodford Bridge which is where the old-fashioned ironmongers that my family owned was situated. There had been one on the site since the beginning of the 20th Century, but we owned it from 1973 until my Father retired in 1987. Originally it was (...Read full memory)

I was born in Gaynes Hill Road in 1941. Was the shop you are writing about John Bankils (or similar spelling) oposite Gaynes Hill Road. I can remember going to the shop for my Dad many times, I can almost remember the men that worked there, always in brown coats. One I remember had lots of curly hair, I think he lived (...Read full memory)

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