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Parks and gardens
Sheepcote Valley was previously a land-fill site for Brighton Corporation.
'Oh What a Lovely War'
A college tour In the mid 1960s whilst attending Brighton Technical College, our Liberal Studies teacher took us on a tour ...
A treasure trove for kids
Full of interesting things When we were kids in the late 1940s and the 1950s, Sheepcote Valley was one of our ...
Campsite: undated view
Sorry but I don’t know the date of this postcard. Can anyone hazard a guess as to the date?
Childhood camping holidays
Highlight of the year In the mid 1950s onward, as kids, Sandra, Keith, Jenny and myself, many of our summer holidays ...
Did you know? - a famous film
One of the best-known films made in Brighton was “Oh What a Lovely War”, filmed in about 1968, largely on ...
East Brighton Park and Sheepcote Valley
Please note that this text is an extract from a reference work written in 1990. As a result, some of ...
Life in a caravan after the war
Parade of dump trucks After WWII my family lived in a caravan at Sheepcote Valley, the road through the camp site ...
My 'totting' trips
Sunday morning trips From about 1965 I lived in Whitehawk in number 44 which was on the eighth floor of Swanborough ...
Walking my dog
My favourite place in Whitehawk is above the White Hawk in Sheepcote Valley. When I’m walking my puppy along the ...
Where and when?
Click on image to open a large version in a new window According to the title of this museum photo, this shot ...
Parks and gardens
Council parks and recreations
Dyke Road Park
Hogtrough Bottom, Bevendean
Horsdean Park Recreation Ground
Hove Recreation Ground
Kipling Gardens Rottingdean
Peace Garden, Patcham
People's History of The Level
Preston Park, rockery
St Ann's Well Gardens
St Nicholas Rest Garden
Stanmer Park, badger sculpture
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