Old Maps of Worcester Park

Historic Maps of Worcester Park and the local area.

I remember Mr Morley, he lived in my road, Lynwood Drive, as did Mrs Mearing who owned the cycle shop and yes I remember Toni's for our icecreams. Greggs the grocers with the overhead "flying" capsules to the cashier and Freemans fabric shop with the cash going up in a lift contraption to upstairs. We used to (...Read full memory)

The concrete streetlamps only appeared in the mid-1950s. Before then, the street lights were puny strutures housing ONE electric bulb. Everything was very dark at night. You would think that all the motorists would drive around on dipped beams, but no...Everyone drove on sidelights as use of headlamps was (...Read full memory)