Romsey Borough Council

Workforce, Vehicles and Buildings 1960's - 1970's

Ron Badminton, Fred Harding and Stan Hancock in Love Lane 1965


Billy Weeks and Charlie Edwards end of Middlebridge St 1963


Trouble with street light in Latimer St

including Chris Levy, Bill Parsons, Ray Miller, Tom Humby and Ron Badminton

Photo by the late Ben Read who worked in Industrial Developments on the right in photo


Chris Levy in Council depot rear of Wakefords the dentist


Ray Miller


Bill Weeks in Romsey Market Place


Strongs trailers in position getting ready for Charter celebrations in 1957

Tom Humby council foreman front left


Another view with a few names (Thanks to Chas Burnett)


Jack Martin, Arthur Sanger

Jack Martin and Arthur Sanger at the Romsey Memorial Park


George Underwood in entrance to depot rear of Wakeford's the dentist in the Hundred.

This is now Wakeford Court


Dennis Perry dustcart operative


Fred Harding mechanical road sweeper driver


Fred Harding driving new road sweeper in Tadfield Rd 1970


Gordon Pragnell frequent visitor to depot with his Morris Minor van


Gordon Stevens


On the left can be seen the road salter and gritter


Stan Hancock with his trusty pipe

The big metal shed was later removed for access to new mess room see photo below


This council depot was where Wakeford Court now stands

This was the newly converted mess-room


This council depot was where Wakeford Court now stands rear of what was Wakefords the dentist

South front houses can be seen through the trees.


Yours truly with my pride and joy


View from electricians work shop. Bill Parsons in foreground



Workers leaving Town Hall with their pay packets with Bill Weeks right


Ray Miller, Dougie Dunford (SEB) and Ron Badminton


Wilfie Cox and Dennis Perry


Romsey Boro dustcart well and truly..


Mr Bell, Boro Surveyor checking the damage


Electricians (me) workshop?


Ray Miller and Chris Levy


Stan Hancock and Ray Miller helping with Christmas tree installation


Stan Hancock (plumber) and Jenny Hatch (office girl)


Christmas tree time, by Town Hall underground toilets


Erecting Christmas tree in market place


Ron Badminton and Chris Levy putting star on Xmas tree 1969


Jim Viney in the Romsey Council depot in the Hundred


John Wiltshire (Father run the Tudor Rose pub)


Bill Weeks, Charles Edwards, George Coombe, Frank Philpott

Bill Weeks, Charles Edwards, Frank Philpot and George Coombes


Ray Miller, Stan Hancock, Bill Parsons, Arthur Sanger

Ray Miller, Stan Hancock and Bill Parsons


Ron Moody, Ron Badminton

Ron Moody, Ron Badminton, Stan Hancock and Ray Miller


Arthur Sanger with shower block and mess room behind him


Stan Hancock plumber with his means of transport


Stan Hancock in the storeroom office


Ray Miller and Stan Hancock in the storeroom office


Romsey Duscarts

Dustcarts, Karrier lorry and my little Reliant Regal 325 Super


Alex Terry

Alex Terry Romsey Borough Council Dustcart driver


Alma Rd depot after merge with Test Valley Borough Council