Memories of Camberwell Borough Council


This website is about Camberwell Borough Council that eventually became Southwark Council. If you have any photos, memories, or you remember any of the people mentioned I would love to hear from you, there are also other pages for your memories. If you wish to use any of the photos on this site or you wish to purchase any photos without the copyright logo please contact me at –   This site is constantly being updated

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This photo was taken in 1955 but I don’t know where the venue is.-5th on the left is Bert Plain (Governor) – 1st on the right and working along, Alf Bull, Harry Nockles, Bill Neville (General Foreman) & Fred Chinery (Parks Foreman) I don’t know anyone else in this photo, have you any ideas ?

Was you an employee ? What are your memories of life on the council ? What did you do ?  Do you have any old photos or cine film you would like to share ?  If the answer to any of these questions is yes and you would like to get in touch, please contact me, John Chinery, at



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