Memories of Worcester Park

My grandparents lived on the corner of Browning Avenue and Washington Road. Visiting in the '60s and '70s I remember that there was an Air Raid Shelter in the back garden, which was basically a concrete shed. Were these in all the gardens? and do any of them still exist?

I lived in Woodlands Avenue and used to walk down The Avenue every day in term time to catch the bus to Kingston. At that time many of the big houses were still standing but one by one, probably as the owners died or they became too much for them, they were demolished and flats built. Even today there are some (...Read full memory)

I lived as a child at 49, Washington Road, Worcester Park, Surrey, which I learnt to relate parrot fashion as a 5 or 6 year old in case I got lost. We had a black dustbin with the Number 49 on it, a monkey puzzle tree in the garden, and a neighbour was an "old" lady who made fireworks. Next door was a family with (...Read full memory)

I was born december 1948 and lived at 63 washington road from 1950, I think. i went to cheam common school and then to nonsuch. My parents were jack and bessie mills, jack was a postman and the mills family also lived in caldbeck ave and longfellow road where I remember playing in the rec. neighbours I can remember from (...Read full memory)

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