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 2000's
photo shows the same area as the 50's from the air.
So much has changed in just 60 years. The Lino has gone
completely and in it's places is a shopping area (Two
Rivers) the white roofed buildings are the shops including
Waitrose, Next and the Entertainer toy shop. The walkway
comes through to the High Street which is also a pedestrian
area. Where Mumford and Lobb used to be is now South Street,
the one way system with the multi level car-parking and
the bus station (the green roofed buildings) This is also
the entrance to the Elmsleigh Centre. The Railway line
to Windsor is still on the bottom
Copyright of these two photos is from Surrey Properties.
photo could be another model like the Roman one.
The River Thames is in the front lower section above that
is the Town Hall on the left. The Lino took up all of
the area from the grey roofed buildings (top left,) through
the car parking areas to the back of the High Street,
the large tan building is the Vue movie theatre that goes
back as far as Church Street. We, the Museum, are located
where the X is close to the River, on Thames Street.
page of photos of Staines NOW
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