to Spelthorne Museum
is invited. Always Free.
Covid 19 Crisis the Museum is closed. We do have two new Exhibits
on line for you to see though. Enjoy!
site for those
in the 1950's
photo shows the Lino Factory from the air.
left shows the gas tank along the Causeway with the
river running just below it, just right of the largest
width of the river is St Mary's Church.
The top right corner shows the Lino factory with the
big chimney. the buildings that come towards the centre
of the picture are also the Lino, below those buildings
is the High Street that comes right down to the bottom
The big building in the left bottom segment is the
Mumford and Lobb storage building that was pulled
down to make way for the new one way street plan.
The railway line to Windsor is running from middle
right to bottom left.
red dot is where Church Street, High Street and Clarence
Street meet, by the Town Hall/Market Square.
Greens and Susan Peters, in the early 60's.
This is at the end of Church Street meeting up with Clarence
Street. Where the George pub is now.
first Tesco Shop in Staines in the early 60's.
If the lady in the photo above turned down the opening behind
her she would get to the Tesco's shop.
This was a nice little market there were various things sold
to the new Lino page
Once Reopened out of hours group visits to the Museum can be
Also members can visit your group to give illustrated talks
on various local history subjects.
See 'Education' for further details
We have again revamped the website for the 40th Anniversary
of the Museum. Please take a look at the Queen's Award page,
the Accessibility page, the photos of Staines page and the Lino
page. There is also a map page showing how to get to us, people
are always saying to us that they didn't know that we are located
through the Library, on the map page we show photos of our building
related to everywhere else around us.
We also have
NEW pages showing the Exhibits that are supposed to be in the
Thames Room, however they can be seen on here while we are closed,
due to the Coronavirus.
Story of Spelthorne Museum
Outer: 4,000 year old lady
Inner: Lino Design