Out with some friends visiting the newly build Roehampton Alton Estate, the first highrise estate in the country. Heading to the top of things to get a better vantage point for a photo probably drew dad here, in one picture you can see a shot probably taken through binoculars showing Holy Trinty church, Roehampton with Putney just about visible in the background.
No information at all other than the title above which was written on the negative sleeve. No idea of the bands name (other than “The”) or its members, Is that Jimmy Page? No. Probably not.
A posed picture of the St Johns Ambulance Fair held in the St Johns Hall, Fulham
The halls are now offices and there is a little about them on this commerical site including a picture and the location.
Chelsea Pensioners from the Royal Hospital Chelsea visit the movies. This appears to be what is now the Cineworld in Fulham Road. Paths of Glory is showing next week, this dates to late 1957 or early 1958.
A fire rages in a tyre store at 65 Cambridge Road, Kingston-upon-Thames as spectators stand close watching.
The location is now part of the Cambridge Estate or at least the road names have been retained during the redevelopement during the 1960s.
January 13th 1962.
This was a dramatic set of images and I know how excited my dad would have been to have got home and developed these.
Posters on a wall being demolished as part of the Notting Hill Gate redevelopment.