As we looked forward to reconnecting in person, we decided to mark the moment by exploring how the community emerged after another world event.
Over the last year, residents ranging from 5-80 years old have been researching the changing face of the High Street since the 50s. As rationing ended, sweet shop returned, migration expanded what we could eat and purchase – how did Tooting become the community we know today?
Residents of all ages have been sharing memories, recording stories and finding creative ways to curate their heritage.
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This website is an evolving gallery, with new stories and memories being added monthly.
If you’d like to submit a memory, photo, or story please do get in touch.
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