Friends of West Wickham Library


and hayes

Our Forgotten Voices

In association with Spring Park Film Makers

These pages are dedicated to all the residents of West Wickham and Hayes in the South East Region of Kent. Oral History is supported and sponsored by clubs and businesses in the local community.  The Friends of West Wickham Library ensure personal details of those wishing to become involved are kept private unless otherwise stated.

Stock tree opposite The Swan 1906 bark of which is in W.W. library

1914 Further down West Wickham High Street.           Vine Cottage on left now barbers

1950 prior to the completion of Glebe Way

1930s House known as Ravenswood is demolished to build cinema

1914 Gardener’s cottage belonging to Wickham Hall

Pulled down to make way for stables, and now M & S

1950s Station Road with cinema on left. Original cinema built 1930s

Building of Glebe Way c.1956

Wickham Hall West Wickham High Street

Looking down the High Street towards Wickham Hall

Back garden view of Wickham Hall

The White Heart 1940

Wickham Chase 1930

The Swan Public House and Cinema

‘Swan Corner’ 1967

Spring Park Film Makers