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HOL member, Geraldine Taylor Thomas added this photo to a forum post on Cafe Connect in Downhills Park.

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Comment by Geraldine on June 27, 2014 at 7:39

The bikes were really cheap to hire, perhaps 1d or 2d, and it was a super-safe way to learn to ride, compared with hurling yourself down Seymour Road towards Green Lanes (though I did that too).  On Liz's link to the Lordship Rec site, I came across this lovely news clip of the opening in 1938.

http://www.britishpathe.com/video/model-traffic-area-no-1/query/Tot...

Comment by Roger Shand on June 27, 2014 at 19:46

Yes your right I remember the rec the bikes was cheap to hire in the 70`s it had traffic lights and zebbra crossing like a real road it`sa shma it`s all gone. 

Comment by Roger Shand on July 3, 2014 at 17:12

Hi all well I am glad to that Peter thanks for shairing that info about the Lordship rec.

Roger.

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