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The old schools of surbiton

3 years ago...

Is there anyone still residing in the Surbiton area (or anywhere else) who attended St. Andrews Primary school in St. Andrews Road during 1955 in the class of the wonderful caring Welsh schoolteacher Mrs. Durant. Most class members would have gone to Hollyfield Road but unfortunately I did not.

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Hi,
Please see my comments about the school in the 1950's in the general forum.
Any replies would be welcome,
Thanks,
Peter

I started at St Andrews in 1953, and at the time, lived a few yards away in Cottage Grove.
Remember the school quite well, with its segregated playgrounds, and the classroom at the top of the building, with its exterior iron staircase.

Yes indeed, Mrs Durant who lived at the top of St. Marks hill in Lambert road, I myself left St Andrews in 1954 and as you say went to Hollyfield Road, It is great that there are people that remember that lovely lady. Doug.

Wherabouts on St Andrews Road was the school? It is all housing now, and none which seem big enough to have been a school.

I guess it must have been razed to make way for Evesham terrace, which is about halfway up on the right (if coming from the Maple Road end).

Absolutely right, approximately half way up on the right from Maple Road between the two rows of 100 year old terraces

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