Posts Tagged: Verulamium

Memories of the Westminster Lodge and Prospect Road area – Grant Peerless

Grant was brought up in the North Western Hotel in the 1940s and 1950s. He talks about what the area around was like in those days. He remembers the army camp where Westminster Lodge is today, Mud Lane and Brown’s farm.… More about ‘Memories of the Westminster Lodge and Prospect Road area – Grant Peerless’»

Watercress industry in Park Street – Roy Pinnock

The Pinnock family had a smallholding and also grew watercress in Burydell Lane Park Street. Unlike the beds in Riverside Road, these were purpose built using concrete walkways. Roy Pinnock talks more about the business which wasstarted by his grandfather.… More about ‘Watercress industry in Park Street – Roy Pinnock’»