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by Downtheblue
Sun Oct 22, 2017 7:09 pm
Forum: Videos
Topic: South of the river
Replies: 1
Views: 93

Re: South of the river

Great Video , so many memories
by Downtheblue
Mon Feb 27, 2017 7:19 am
Forum: Buildings & Streets
Topic: Thurland Road
Replies: 52
Views: 2480

Re: St. James's church

I also have fond memories of the best slide ever, the coconut matt's never vandalised in our day. the width of the slide woe it was such fun , our very own free helta skelta.
by Downtheblue
Thu Feb 23, 2017 11:07 pm
Forum: Buildings & Streets
Topic: OLD KENT ROAD.
Replies: 118
Views: 7581

Re: Astoria old kent road

Sat morning pictures still remember the song. "We come along on a saturday morning greeting everybody with a smile" "We come along on a saturday morning knowing everything we do is worthwhile" Then some fun stuff. Reality was it was havoc between black and white batman and cowboy...
by Downtheblue
Thu Feb 23, 2017 11:04 pm
Forum: Buildings & Streets
Topic: St James Road
Replies: 15
Views: 1080

Re: Rialto St James Road

OMG I forgot all about this little cinema , it went when I was a very young lad. Replaced back end of woolies then a dentist.
by Downtheblue
Thu Feb 23, 2017 10:59 pm
Forum: Buildings & Streets
Topic: CROSSE & BLACKWELLS/LAZENBY'S.
Replies: 5
Views: 421

Re: CROSSE & BLACKWELLS/LAZENBY'S.

When the factory shut we would climb over the fence and play in the disused factory, so much better than playstation of today, loads more action and true danger !!
If anyone can remember the area was covered with long grass and hundreds of caterpillars.
by Downtheblue
Thu Feb 23, 2017 10:55 pm
Forum: Buildings & Streets
Topic: Dunton Road
Replies: 12
Views: 850

Re: Dunton Road

Fosney,

Were the hording is on the right hand side was the hole in the wall fish & chip shop , but sold Saveloys & Pease pudding best around a real treat. Yellow sign looked so tacky but great.
by Downtheblue
Thu Feb 23, 2017 10:46 pm
Forum: Buildings & Streets
Topic: Southwark Park Road
Replies: 88
Views: 5571

Re: Southwark Park Road

I remember the high Pavement fish & chip shop well. It was slightly more expensive than anywhere else , as it cooked its chips in dripping they were the best ever. Can you remember the hole in the wall over dunton bridge yellow sign sold fish & chips but notably Saveloy & peas pudding se...
by Downtheblue
Wed Feb 22, 2017 11:39 pm
Forum: Videos
Topic: We was all one
Replies: 22
Views: 1871

Re: We was all one

I cant believe this film , I remember it and some of the posts have mentioned names very very familiar !!
by Downtheblue
Wed Feb 22, 2017 11:29 pm
Forum: Videos
Topic: Southwark park 1967
Replies: 2
Views: 532

Re: Southwark park 1967

The rose garden in the park, and the swimming pool . That must have been the coldest pool in the world.
Love the kids climbing on the wall , would have got a clip round the ear for that and liked it. No political correct nonsense.
by Downtheblue
Wed Feb 22, 2017 11:25 pm
Forum: Videos
Topic: East Street Market 1971
Replies: 2
Views: 478

Re: East Street Market 1971

Another cracking film.
Where is the Sasperella Man & the cockle stall. Have you noticed it must be 90% women , interesting. For me Sunday was go down the market day, get Sarsaparilla and then cockles with loads pepper & vinegar and of course lump of bread. Remember !!

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