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#464027 - 20th Jan 2011 4:18pm Borough Rd Seacombe
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Does anyone have any memories of Borough Road in Seacombe? I have fond memories as a child of The Dolls Hospital and in aduld years, of The Stanley Arms,Pub.

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#464047 - 20th Jan 2011 4:53pm Re: Borough Rd Seacombe [Re: Bezzymate]
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Vincents chippie ...fabulous food but BOY were they tight with the chips...the chips only just reached over that little bag that you used to get with the chips....but they were that tasty and FRESH...... (chinese chippies havent got a clue)
That people would come from miles around.....happy days.

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#464048 - 20th Jan 2011 4:57pm Re: Borough Rd Seacombe [Re: Bezzymate]
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Vaguely remember the Stanley. Remember the shops, were the houses are now, opposite the bingo. The butchers did a fab quiche and the chippy used to 'fritter fingers'.
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#464051 - 20th Jan 2011 4:58pm Re: Borough Rd Seacombe [Re: Bezzymate]
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Wasnt there 3 chippies?
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#464055 - 20th Jan 2011 5:20pm Re: Borough Rd Seacombe [Re: Bezzymate]
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My grandmother worked in the Stanley Arms many years ago and my cousin was the landlord/manager c1980

I also had an uncle who had the sweet shop opposite the Embassy Cinema (now the Bingo) and he retired to the IOM where he died a couple of years ago at the age of 104!!!

Remember the Dolls Hospital but didn't go in!!! and the fritter fingers - wonderful!! - and agree chips ain't what they used to be!!

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#464066 - 20th Jan 2011 6:01pm Re: Borough Rd Seacombe [Re: Bezzymate]
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#464103 - 20th Jan 2011 7:47pm Re: Borough Rd Seacombe [Re: Bezzymate]
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Thanks Paul - interesting map - I was born in Chapel Street

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#464127 - 20th Jan 2011 8:30pm Re: Borough Rd Seacombe [Re: Bezzymate]
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Whereabouts was the Doll Hospital? What era was this? I'm assuming kids took toys there to be mended (stating the obvious, i know). Was it a glorified toy shop or did it have 'wards' and 'nurses/drs?'
what was the cost/ pricing?
i find this very interesting and would love to know more about it. smile
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#464128 - 20th Jan 2011 8:38pm Re: Borough Rd Seacombe [Re: ]
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Thanks again Paul

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#464129 - 20th Jan 2011 8:41pm Re: Borough Rd Seacombe [Re: torryman]
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Ah,yes I remember that chippy.I would never have got the name though.I remember it had pale green and black tiles inside.
Originally Posted By: torryman
Vincents chippie ...fabulous food but BOY were they tight with the chips...the chips only just reached over that little bag that you used to get with the chips....but they were that tasty and FRESH...... (chinese chippies havent got a clue)
That people would come from miles around.....happy days.

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#464130 - 20th Jan 2011 8:42pm Re: Borough Rd Seacombe [Re: Bezzymate]
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Who remembers 'Broadway Radio?' only place i could find TDK cassette tapes that were 120 mins. (it seemed only the 60s and the 90s were widly available)
also, aware that Broadway is Poulton Rd not Borough Rd, if anyone is pedantic! laugh
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#464131 - 20th Jan 2011 8:42pm Re: Borough Rd Seacombe [Re: RUDEBOX]
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I remember two.
Originally Posted By: RUDEBOX
Wasnt there 3 chippies?

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#464133 - 20th Jan 2011 8:49pm Re: Borough Rd Seacombe [Re: Bezzymate]
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Doll's Hospital was in the next block up from the Stanley Pub - no idea about prices - didn't have any dolls!!!!

I lived in Seacombe from 1940 (birth) to 1955

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#464134 - 20th Jan 2011 8:50pm Re: Borough Rd Seacombe [Re: Bezzymate]
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The Tory club? What was that called? I really, REALLY should know that-thats where we had our Wedding Do! Lol
Plusone says 'the vansa' ???
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#464139 - 20th Jan 2011 8:52pm Re: Borough Rd Seacombe [Re: RUDEBOX]
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He is right!
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The Tory club? What was that called? I really, REALLY should know that-thats where we had our Wedding Do! Lol
Plusone says 'the vansa' ???

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