Posts Tagged: Mandeville Drive

Walking to Park Street via Sopwell – Denis Mardel

Denis lives in Abbots Avenue West. He describes what the area looked like years ago before the shops were built.  He also describes visiting his married sister in Park Street c.1936 and the route he took to get there from… More about ‘Walking to Park Street via Sopwell – Denis Mardel’»

Living in Holyrood Crescent – Val Goodyear-Burrow

After the war, Val’s family moved from Tavistock Avenue into a new house in Holyrood Crescent, number 7. She has clear memories of the Cottonmill and St Julian’s estates being built and that there was class distinction between them. She remembers,… More about ‘Living in Holyrood Crescent – Val Goodyear-Burrow’»