The Builders

By Alan Cobden

Photo:East Side Social Centre

East Side Social Centre

Jill Cobden collection

This group were the builders of the East Side Social Centre.  The Centre was built by local turkeytowners and friends in the early 1950's.  The roof came from a former army hut in South Heighton, which rather determined the building size.

Putting some names to the faces:

Back Row:

Bern Kingswood; Jim Strudwick; ? Milligan; ?; ?; ?;

Middle Row:

? Commons; ? Simmonds; ? Easton: Todd Sparshott; Bert Richardson; ?; Bill Smith; ?; ?; Den Harvey;


Ern Pooley; Fred Holden; The Guvnor ? Dartnall; Mrs Cole; Bob Cobden; Char Ransome; Ron Carver.

This page was added by Alan Cobden on 27/04/2009.
Comments about this page

I believe this is my Uncle Jack Foster, who lived in Eastbridge Road.
Middle row second in from right next to Den Harvey

By Valerie Smith
On 08/05/2009

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