A busy scene with families and children using the street as a meeting place. Westmount Road, which is a very busy through route today, acts as the spine road from which many of the other Corbett Estate roads branch out.
Temporary hutments were built by the government on areas of Well Hall, Grangehill Road and underdeveloped parts of Eltham Park Estate during World War I. These were to house the burgeoning population of workers employed in the Royal Arsenal at Woolwich, who travelled to and from their workplace on a frequent tram service. The hutments were removed in the 1930s.
In the summer of 1959, my dad purchased a brand new Jaguar 3.4 Sedan at Waco Motors in Miami! (burled walnut dash, British Racing Green exterior, Brown leather seats... drove it over the new curved bridge to Miami Beach! A great car... was $5,995.00 in 1959. (1959 Jaguar 3 4 Sedan Original Color Ad | eBay)