2002 Maidenhead  Reg SRH 722W Fleet: SE 1029, and Reg: Q75 FLF Fleet SE822. Keith Viney comments "Three depots were combined-Express High Wycombe and Windsor depots, along with Maidenhead Unigate. We got milk from Arla, then Dairy Crest/ Milk and More." Paul Batchelor comments "I remember being contacted, after being made redundant in August 2001, if I would go back to help get this depot ready for opening. Installing new battery chargers for the electric vehicles and arranging for new Ford transits to have bodies fitted at Osborne Motor Bodies in Saffron Walden Essex. Mission completed" (Courtesy Michael Aldread)
2002 Maidenhead Reg SRH 722W Fleet: SE 1029, and Reg: Q75 FLF Fleet SE822. Keith Viney comments "Three depots were combined-Express High Wycombe and Windsor depots, along with Maidenhead Unigate. We got milk from Arla, then Dairy Crest/ Milk and More." Paul Batchelor comments "I remember being contacted, after being made redundant in August 2001, if I would go back to help get this depot ready for opening. Installing new battery chargers for the electric vehicles and arranging for new Ford transits to have bodies fitted at Osborne Motor Bodies in Saffron Walden Essex. Mission completed" (Courtesy Michael Aldread)
1965 Reg Manchester Reg: EWJ 51C (Courtesy Michael Aldread)
1965 Reg Manchester Reg: EWJ 51C (Courtesy Michael Aldread)
1988 Manchester Depot expansion
1988 Manchester Depot expansion
1988 Manchester Depot expansion
1988 Manchester Depot expansion
Mill Hill
Mill Hill
1900's Tithe Farm Depot, Mill Hill - Illustration from 'Milk for the millions'
1900's Tithe Farm Depot, Mill Hill - Illustration from 'Milk for the millions'
Mill Hill, horsedrawn float. (Courtesy Richard Gaylard)
Mill Hill, horsedrawn float. (Courtesy Richard Gaylard)
1980 Gerry Turnbull from Mill Hill Depot is champion balloonist.  (Express News October)
1980 Gerry Turnbull from Mill Hill Depot is champion balloonist. (Express News October)
1980 Gerry Turnbull from Mill Hill Depot is champion balloonist. Lynne Mcdowall comments "I was Chief Clerk there from 1981 until it closed, happy days".  (Express News October)
1980 Gerry Turnbull from Mill Hill Depot is champion balloonist. Lynne Mcdowall comments "I was Chief Clerk there from 1981 until it closed, happy days". (Express News October)
1981 Mill Hill depot
1981 Mill Hill depot
2001 Burnt Oak/ St Albans/ Mill Hill retired milkman Tony Hawkes tells his story. (Courtesy Michael Aldread)
2001 Burnt Oak/ St Albans/ Mill Hill retired milkman Tony Hawkes tells his story. (Courtesy Michael Aldread)
1980 Charlie Norman's last milk round at Mill Hill Depot
1980 Charlie Norman's last milk round at Mill Hill Depot
1981 Mill Hill staff Tony Hawkes, John Bradshaw and Keith Johnson man a float at the Middlesex Schools Athletic Championship. (Express News December)
1981 Mill Hill staff Tony Hawkes, John Bradshaw and Keith Johnson man a float at the Middlesex Schools Athletic Championship. (Express News December)
1900's? Half price cream from Millwall Depot(Courtesy Richard Gaylard)
1900's? Half price cream from Millwall Depot(Courtesy Richard Gaylard)
1959 Christmas Hamper winners Gordon Oliver (Abingdon Road), Joe Hicks (Rickmansworth) and Eddie Bates (Mitcham). (Express News March)
1959 Christmas Hamper winners Gordon Oliver (Abingdon Road), Joe Hicks (Rickmansworth) and Eddie Bates (Mitcham). (Express News March)
Morden
Morden
19?? Express News 'Do you Remembe' feature-Morden residents say farewell to Jimmy, the last of the horse-drawn rounds
19?? Express News 'Do you Remembe' feature-Morden residents say farewell to Jimmy, the last of the horse-drawn rounds
1960's? On parade from Morden. (Courtesy Dave Fane)
1960's? On parade from Morden. (Courtesy Dave Fane)
1980 Morden milkman Brian Colbrook receives a compiment from a customer. (Express News April)
1980 Morden milkman Brian Colbrook receives a compiment from a customer. (Express News April)
1990 Customer Day activity at Morden Depot (Tops Customer Day Edition)
1990 Customer Day activity at Morden Depot (Tops Customer Day Edition)
1990 Morden Depot raise £4000 for the Royal Marsden Hospital, organised by Peter Nye  (1990 Winter Tops Magazine, Courtesy Beryl Purslove)
1990 Morden Depot raise £4000 for the Royal Marsden Hospital, organised by Peter Nye (1990 Winter Tops Magazine, Courtesy Beryl Purslove)
1990 Morden roundsman Michael Loveridge presented with Care Code Award (1990 Winter Tops Magazine, Courtesy Beryl Purslove)
1990 Morden roundsman Michael Loveridge presented with Care Code Award (1990 Winter Tops Magazine, Courtesy Beryl Purslove)
Morden Depot (Courtesy Michael Aldread)
Morden Depot (Courtesy Michael Aldread)
Morden (Courtesy Paul Luke)
Morden (Courtesy Paul Luke)
Morden Float in London Road, Morden, near the Depot. (Courtesy Michael Aldread)
Morden Float in London Road, Morden, near the Depot. (Courtesy Michael Aldread)
Morden  Reg: Q575 FLD (Courtesy Michael Aldread)
Morden Reg: Q575 FLD (Courtesy Michael Aldread)
Mottingham
Mottingham
1900's 'Drink Pure Fresh Cow's Milk from Mottingham Farm' (Courtesy Gerald Croxford)
1900's 'Drink Pure Fresh Cow's Milk from Mottingham Farm' (Courtesy Gerald Croxford)
1950's Express delivery in Purney's Road, Kidbrooke. (Photo Stephen Sopp, courtesy John Kennett and SEnine magazine)
1950's Express delivery in Purney's Road, Kidbrooke. (Photo Stephen Sopp, courtesy John Kennett and SEnine magazine)
Mottingham-Horse drawn cart (Courtesy Michael Aldread)
Mottingham-Horse drawn cart (Courtesy Michael Aldread)
1962 Retail Prizewinners at The Chinbrook public house, Mottingham.  Bert Wallace from Mottingham. Chris Austen comments "He was a phenomenal salesman; I cannot remember anyone else selling as many cakes - especially on a Sunday!!, Bert became a manager and he was a great friend and colleague. He played the spoons; on one occasion, at a management dinner, he accompanied Chas & Dave!!". Stephen John Wills adds "He also raised thousands for charity." (Express News Christmas)
1962 Retail Prizewinners at The Chinbrook public house, Mottingham. Bert Wallace from Mottingham. Chris Austen comments "He was a phenomenal salesman; I cannot remember anyone else selling as many cakes - especially on a Sunday!!, Bert became a manager and he was a great friend and colleague. He played the spoons; on one occasion, at a management dinner, he accompanied Chas & Dave!!". Stephen John Wills adds "He also raised thousands for charity." (Express News Christmas)
1962 George Honeysett from Mottingham.  Chris Austen remembers "When George was on holiday in 1960 - a one week break, I covered his round in Eltham!!" (Express News Christmas)
1962 George Honeysett from Mottingham. Chris Austen remembers "When George was on holiday in 1960 - a one week break, I covered his round in Eltham!!" (Express News Christmas)
1968 Eric Robarts praises Mottingham manager Gordon Pil and Chief Cashier Miss Eva Milton for foiling a raid. (Express News Spring)
1968 Eric Robarts praises Mottingham manager Gordon Pil and Chief Cashier Miss Eva Milton for foiling a raid. (Express News Spring)
1968 Feature promoting the importance of women in Express - Miss Eva Milton, Chief Cashier, Mottingham. (Express News Spring)
1968 Feature promoting the importance of women in Express - Miss Eva Milton, Chief Cashier, Mottingham. (Express News Spring)
1980 Mottingham Depot, that used to be next to 'The Porcupine'. (Courtesy Roger Wood, Flickr'
1980 Mottingham Depot, that used to be next to 'The Porcupine'. (Courtesy Roger Wood, Flickr'
2013 Eltham article by John Kennett-Mottingham Delivery in 1981 (Courtesy SENine magazine)
2013 Eltham article by John Kennett-Mottingham Delivery in 1981 (Courtesy SENine magazine)
1969 Mini winners at Bayswater, Mottingham and Boreham Wood retail depots
1969 Mini winners at Bayswater, Mottingham and Boreham Wood retail depots
1980 Mottingham Depot helps the Townswomen's Guild win the local carnival. (January Express News)
1980 Mottingham Depot helps the Townswomen's Guild win the local carnival. (January Express News)
1984 Fred and Stephen help their father Fred Hyde, who retires from Mottingham Depot
1984 Fred and Stephen help their father Fred Hyde, who retires from Mottingham Depot
2013 Eltham article by John Kennett-1 (Courtesy SENine magazine)
2013 Eltham article by John Kennett-1 (Courtesy SENine magazine)
2013 Eltham article by John Kennett-2 (Courtesy SENine magazine)
2013 Eltham article by John Kennett-2 (Courtesy SENine magazine)
1900's Muswell Hill Depot and Shop (Courtesy Paul Smith)
1900's Muswell Hill Depot and Shop (Courtesy Paul Smith)
Muswell Hill (Courtesy Paul Luke)
Muswell Hill (Courtesy Paul Luke)
Horse drawn cart (Courtesy Michael Aldread)
Horse drawn cart (Courtesy Michael Aldread)
1959 Best Kept Dairy winners were Muswell Hill (Mr J.I. Jones below), Swanley and Tithe Farm. (Express News March)
1959 Best Kept Dairy winners were Muswell Hill (Mr J.I. Jones below), Swanley and Tithe Farm. (Express News March)
1960's? On parade from Muswell Hill. (Courtesy Dave Fane)
1960's? On parade from Muswell Hill. (Courtesy Dave Fane)
Muswell Hill donkey cart, submitted by Arthur Larrington. (April Express News)
Muswell Hill donkey cart, submitted by Arthur Larrington. (April Express News)
Muswell Hill Depot. Steve Reynolds comments "It is now a Wetherspoons pub called the Mossy Well. My current round is in Muswell Hill, so I pass it most days of the week." (Courtesy Michael Aldread)
Muswell Hill Depot. Steve Reynolds comments "It is now a Wetherspoons pub called the Mossy Well. My current round is in Muswell Hill, so I pass it most days of the week." (Courtesy Michael Aldread)
1968 Joe Major, ex College Farm and Muswell Hill celebrates his Golden Wedding wih his wife. (Express News Summer)
1968 Joe Major, ex College Farm and Muswell Hill celebrates his Golden Wedding wih his wife. (Express News Summer)
Muswell Hill Reg@ BYY 555B. Dave Fane comments "Great picture, just as I remember the Wales & Edwards in the 1960s, no indicators, W&E badge on the front and side and plastic W&E fitting in the middle of the steering wheel." (Courtesy Michael Aldread)
Muswell Hill Reg@ BYY 555B. Dave Fane comments "Great picture, just as I remember the Wales & Edwards in the 1960s, no indicators, W&E badge on the front and side and plastic W&E fitting in the middle of the steering wheel." (Courtesy Michael Aldread)
Muswell Hill, at the Mossy Well pub (Courtesy Michael Aldread)
Muswell Hill, at the Mossy Well pub (Courtesy Michael Aldread)
1982 Muswell Hill Depot (Courtesy Michael Aldread)
1982 Muswell Hill Depot (Courtesy Michael Aldread)
2023 Michael Aldread provided more details of the Express sign at Muswell Hill
2023 Michael Aldread provided more details of the Express sign at Muswell Hill
Express Sign, Michael Aldread identified this as part of the old Muswell Hill retail depot. (Courtesy Paul Smith)
Express Sign, Michael Aldread identified this as part of the old Muswell Hill retail depot. (Courtesy Paul Smith)
2023 Muswell Hill Depot, now converted to Wetherspoons pub 'The Mossy Well' (Courtesy Steve Reynolds)
2023 Muswell Hill Depot, now converted to Wetherspoons pub 'The Mossy Well' (Courtesy Steve Reynolds)
2023 Muswell Hill Depot, now converted to Wetherspoons pub 'The Mossy Well' (Courtesy Steve Reynolds)
2023 Muswell Hill Depot, now converted to Wetherspoons pub 'The Mossy Well' (Courtesy Steve Reynolds)
2023 Muswell Hill Depot, now converted to Wetherspoons pub 'The Mossy Well' (Courtesy Steve Reynolds)
2023 Muswell Hill Depot, now converted to Wetherspoons pub 'The Mossy Well' (Courtesy Steve Reynolds)
1978 Jack Sexton retires from Neston Branch, Cheshire after 42 years.
1978 Jack Sexton retires from Neston Branch, Cheshire after 42 years.
1980 Neston milkman Larry Brislen finds two boys stuck in an oil tank, and arranges rescue!  (Express News October)
1980 Neston milkman Larry Brislen finds two boys stuck in an oil tank, and arranges rescue! (Express News October)
Newbury
Newbury
1968 Newbury Depot build their own Social Club. (Express News Spring)
1968 Newbury Depot build their own Social Club. (Express News Spring)
1970 J. Good and Sons Newbury milkman Syd Cook wins Rockware award for milk sales. (Express News Spring)
1970 J. Good and Sons Newbury milkman Syd Cook wins Rockware award for milk sales. (Express News Spring)
1971 Newbury retail depot manager Jack Ward at a retirement lunch after 39 years.  Pictured with his family, Chris Austen on the left and Derek Hollis, the new manager, on the right. (Courtesy Doreen Williams)
1971 Newbury retail depot manager Jack Ward at a retirement lunch after 39 years. Pictured with his family, Chris Austen on the left and Derek Hollis, the new manager, on the right. (Courtesy Doreen Williams)
1990 Customer Day activity at Newbury Depot (Tops Customer Day Edition)
1990 Customer Day activity at Newbury Depot (Tops Customer Day Edition)
Newbury (Courtesy Paul Luke)
Newbury (Courtesy Paul Luke)
New Rossington
New Rossington
New Rossington (Courtesy Paul Luke)
New Rossington (Courtesy Paul Luke)
New Rossington (Courtesy Paul Luke)
New Rossington (Courtesy Paul Luke)
New Rossington (Courtesy Paul Luke)
New Rossington (Courtesy Paul Luke)
New Rossington (Courtesy Paul Luke)
New Rossington (Courtesy Paul Luke)
New Rossington (Courtesy Paul Luke)
New Rossington (Courtesy Paul Luke)
Nine Elms
Nine Elms
Nine Elms (Courtesy Paul Luke)
Nine Elms (Courtesy Paul Luke)
1989 Nine Elms Semi Retail Depot (Courtesy Beryl Purslove)
1989 Nine Elms Semi Retail Depot (Courtesy Beryl Purslove)
1989 Nine Elms Semi Retail Depot (Courtesy Beryl Purslove)
1989 Nine Elms Semi Retail Depot (Courtesy Beryl Purslove)
1986/7 Nine Elms. Nigel Patrick comments "About 1986/7, I'm in the back row." (Courtesy Nigel Patrick)
1986/7 Nine Elms. Nigel Patrick comments "About 1986/7, I'm in the back row." (Courtesy Nigel Patrick)
1988 Pensioner news-Dick Langton, ex-Nine Elms, now breeds budgerigars. (January Express News)
1988 Pensioner news-Dick Langton, ex-Nine Elms, now breeds budgerigars. (January Express News)
1989  Pensioners reunion lunches - Arthur and Margaret Vandersteen from Nine Elms celebrate. (March Express News)
1989 Pensioners reunion lunches - Arthur and Margaret Vandersteen from Nine Elms celebrate. (March Express News)
Nine Elms (Courtesy Paul Luke)
Nine Elms (Courtesy Paul Luke)
Nine Elms (Courtesy Paul Luke)
Nine Elms (Courtesy Paul Luke)
1991 Nine Elms staff jumping for charity!  (1991 Summer Tops Magazine)
1991 Nine Elms staff jumping for charity! (1991 Summer Tops Magazine)
Nine Elms (Courtesy Paul Luke)
Nine Elms (Courtesy Paul Luke)
2000's? Nine Elms. Paul Smith comments "Note empty crates, therefore loss of bottles" (Courtesy Paul Smith)
2000's? Nine Elms. Paul Smith comments "Note empty crates, therefore loss of bottles" (Courtesy Paul Smith)
2000 Depot Swap from Nine Elms to Unigate Wimbledon (Courtesy Michael Aldread)
2000 Depot Swap from Nine Elms to Unigate Wimbledon (Courtesy Michael Aldread)
2002 Express Food Service Newsletter by Terry Ziton (Courtesy Michael Aldread)
2002 Express Food Service Newsletter by Terry Ziton (Courtesy Michael Aldread)
2005 Nine Elms Depot - Bill Greenyer retirement. Michael Aldread comments "I worked with Bill at Nine Elms under my control as night operations manager-a great worker and colleague. Stephen John Wills adds "Bill was a great guy and a tenpin bowler". Carole McCluskey says "Really nice guy, worked with him at Putney." (Courtesy Michael Aldread)
2005 Nine Elms Depot - Bill Greenyer retirement. Michael Aldread comments "I worked with Bill at Nine Elms under my control as night operations manager-a great worker and colleague. Stephen John Wills adds "Bill was a great guy and a tenpin bowler". Carole McCluskey says "Really nice guy, worked with him at Putney." (Courtesy Michael Aldread)
1998 Nine Elms Roundsman Eamon Fay looks after injured customer (Christmas Express News courtesy Michael Aldread)
1998 Nine Elms Roundsman Eamon Fay looks after injured customer (Christmas Express News courtesy Michael Aldread)
2001 Nine Elms Roundsmen List (Courtesy Paul Smith)
2001 Nine Elms Roundsmen List (Courtesy Paul Smith)
1970's Nine Elms (Courtesy Michael Aldread)
1970's Nine Elms (Courtesy Michael Aldread)
Franchise floats parked at Nine Elms, location identified by Allan Dawes. (Courtesy Paul Luke)
Franchise floats parked at Nine Elms, location identified by Allan Dawes. (Courtesy Paul Luke)
Nine Elms (Courtesy Paul Luke)
Nine Elms (Courtesy Paul Luke)
Nine Elms (Courtesy Paul Luke)
Nine Elms (Courtesy Paul Luke)
Nine Elms (Courtesy Paul Luke)
Nine Elms (Courtesy Paul Luke)
Nine Elms (Courtesy Paul Luke)
Nine Elms (Courtesy Paul Luke)
Nine Elms (Courtesy Paul Luke)
Nine Elms (Courtesy Paul Luke)
Nine Elms (Courtesy Paul Luke)
Nine Elms (Courtesy Paul Luke)
Nine Elms (Courtesy Paul Luke)
Nine Elms (Courtesy Paul Luke)
Nine Elms (Courtesy Paul Luke)
Nine Elms (Courtesy Paul Luke)
Nine Elms (Courtesy Paul Luke)
Nine Elms (Courtesy Paul Luke)
2004 Volvo at Nine Elms DX53 ONW (Courtesy Paul Luke)
2004 Volvo at Nine Elms DX53 ONW (Courtesy Paul Luke)
Nine Elms (Courtesy Paul Luke)
Nine Elms (Courtesy Paul Luke)
Nine Elms (Courtesy Paul Luke)
Nine Elms (Courtesy Paul Luke)
Nine Elms (Courtesy Paul Luke)
Nine Elms (Courtesy Paul Luke)
Nine Elms (Courtesy Paul Luke)
Nine Elms (Courtesy Paul Luke)
Nine Elms (Courtesy Paul Luke)
Nine Elms (Courtesy Paul Luke)
Nine Elms (Courtesy Paul Luke)
Nine Elms (Courtesy Paul Luke)
Nine Elms (Courtesy Paul Luke)
Nine Elms (Courtesy Paul Luke)
Nine Elms (Courtesy Paul Luke)
Nine Elms (Courtesy Paul Luke)
Nine Elms (Courtesy Paul Luke)
Nine Elms (Courtesy Paul Luke)
Nine Elms (Courtesy Paul Luke)
Nine Elms (Courtesy Paul Luke)
Nine Elms (Courtesy Paul Luke)
Nine Elms (Courtesy Paul Luke)
Nine Elms (Courtesy Paul Luke)
Nine Elms (Courtesy Paul Luke)
Nine Elms (Courtesy Paul Luke)
Nine Elms (Courtesy Paul Luke)
Nine Elms (Courtesy Paul Luke)
Nine Elms (Courtesy Paul Luke)
Nine Elms (Courtesy Paul Luke)
Nine Elms (Courtesy Paul Luke)
Nine Elms (Courtesy Paul Luke)
Nine Elms (Courtesy Paul Luke)
Nine Elms (Courtesy Paul Luke)
Nine Elms (Courtesy Paul Luke)
Nine Elms (Courtesy Paul Luke)
Nine Elms (Courtesy Paul Luke)
1990's? Sleaford Street, Nine Elms
1990's? Sleaford Street, Nine Elms
1930's Express Hand cart at Norbury (Michael Aldread Collection)
1930's Express Hand cart at Norbury (Michael Aldread Collection)
1930 milk cart in Norbury, South London. 4 x 48 bottle crates (From Express Country Focus article, courtesy Paul Smith)
1930 milk cart in Norbury, South London. 4 x 48 bottle crates (From Express Country Focus article, courtesy Paul Smith)
1958 Norbury Manager A.G. Gregory hands Mr W.E. 'Porky' West his 30-year award. (Express News September)
1958 Norbury Manager A.G. Gregory hands Mr W.E. 'Porky' West his 30-year award. (Express News September)
Northolt
Northolt
1958 The new Northolt retail depot
1958 The new Northolt retail depot
1958 The new Northolt retail depot
1958 The new Northolt retail depot
1964 - Northolt Depot, West End Farm. From Supply & Transport feature in Express Story 1864 - 1964
1964 - Northolt Depot, West End Farm. From Supply & Transport feature in Express Story 1864 - 1964
1981 BBC DJ Ed Stewart receives a kiss from Janice Wright of Northolt Depot.  (January Express News)
1981 BBC DJ Ed Stewart receives a kiss from Janice Wright of Northolt Depot. (January Express News)
1972 Knowles Dairy, Norton, Sheffield renovation by Express Dairy
1972 Knowles Dairy, Norton, Sheffield renovation by Express Dairy
1972 Knowles Dairy, Norton, Sheffield renovation by Express Dairy
1972 Knowles Dairy, Norton, Sheffield renovation by Express Dairy
1972 Knowles Dairy, Norton, Sheffield renovation by Express Dairy
1972 Knowles Dairy, Norton, Sheffield renovation by Express Dairy
1972 Knowles Dairy, Norton, Sheffield renovation by Express Dairy
1972 Knowles Dairy, Norton, Sheffield renovation by Express Dairy
1972 Knowles Dairy, Norton, Sheffield renovation by Express Dairy
1972 Knowles Dairy, Norton, Sheffield renovation by Express Dairy
1970 Northwich Retail Depot
1970 Northwich Retail Depot
1970 Northwich Retail Depot
1970 Northwich Retail Depot
1970 Northwich Retail Depot
1970 Northwich Retail Depot
1970 Northwich Retail Depot
1970 Northwich Retail Depot
Northwood
Northwood
1991 Sid Marie retired after 50 years delivering milk in Northwood Hills and his customers surprised him on his last day with a presentation. Christine Kempster, his daughter, comments "He started on Robarts' farm in Joel St, then went to Northwood Depot. He had a horse called Rosie who was jealous of my mum! Sadly, Dad died in 2013 but I have many memories of cold winter mornings helping deliver milk!"
1991 Sid Marie retired after 50 years delivering milk in Northwood Hills and his customers surprised him on his last day with a presentation. Christine Kempster, his daughter, comments "He started on Robarts' farm in Joel St, then went to Northwood Depot. He had a horse called Rosie who was jealous of my mum! Sadly, Dad died in 2013 but I have many memories of cold winter mornings helping deliver milk!"
1991 Sid Marie retired after 50 years delivering milk in Northwood Hills and his customers surprised him on his last day with a presentation.
1991 Sid Marie retired after 50 years delivering milk in Northwood Hills and his customers surprised him on his last day with a presentation.
1950's Northwood Depot. Christine Kempster, Sid Marie's daughter, comments "He started on Robarts' farm in Joel St, then went to Northwood Depot. He had a horse called Rosie who was jealous of my mum! Sadly, Dad died in 2013 but I have many memories of cold winter mornings helping deliver milk!"
1950's Northwood Depot. Christine Kempster, Sid Marie's daughter, comments "He started on Robarts' farm in Joel St, then went to Northwood Depot. He had a horse called Rosie who was jealous of my mum! Sadly, Dad died in 2013 but I have many memories of cold winter mornings helping deliver milk!"
Northwood Depot (Courtesy Dave Fane)
Northwood Depot (Courtesy Dave Fane)
Northwood Depot (Courtesy Michael Aldread)
Northwood Depot (Courtesy Michael Aldread)
Northwood Depot-Richard Gaylard is driving, photo taken by his wife. Richard comments "picture taken in Pinner Rd, stepson Alex performing balancing act!" (Courtesy Richard Gaylard)
Northwood Depot-Richard Gaylard is driving, photo taken by his wife. Richard comments "picture taken in Pinner Rd, stepson Alex performing balancing act!" (Courtesy Richard Gaylard)
1982 Express milk promotion around Valentine's day. Features Bill Reynolds from Northwich, Roy 'Lofty' Sadler from Hillingdon and Ken Naylor from Northwood. (Express News April)
1982 Express milk promotion around Valentine's day. Features Bill Reynolds from Northwich, Roy 'Lofty' Sadler from Hillingdon and Ken Naylor from Northwood. (Express News April)
1982 Express milk promotion around Valentine's day. Features Bill Reynolds from Northwich, Roy 'Lofty' Sadler from Hillingdon and Ken Naylor from Northwood. (Express News April)
1982 Express milk promotion around Valentine's day. Features Bill Reynolds from Northwich, Roy 'Lofty' Sadler from Hillingdon and Ken Naylor from Northwood. (Express News April)
1999 Northwood Depot closure notice (Courtesy Michael Aldread)
1999 Northwood Depot closure notice (Courtesy Michael Aldread)
1960's Float GWA 235C, Oldham Depot (Courtesy Dave Fane)
1960's Float GWA 235C, Oldham Depot (Courtesy Dave Fane)
Orpington
Orpington
1940's? Orpington float, complete with family! (Courtesy Michael Aldread)
1940's? Orpington float, complete with family! (Courtesy Michael Aldread)
1969 Profile of nine top milkmen in London - Alf Alford (Orpington), Terry Robertson (Kenley)
1969 Profile of nine top milkmen in London - Alf Alford (Orpington), Terry Robertson (Kenley)
1969 Orpington milkman Bert Haines works on Christmas Day, so Express News interviewed his wife to find out what that means to the family. (Express News Christmas)
1969 Orpington milkman Bert Haines works on Christmas Day, so Express News interviewed his wife to find out what that means to the family. (Express News Christmas)
1981 Orpington milkman Bert Haines nominated as Valentine. (April Express News)
1981 Orpington milkman Bert Haines nominated as Valentine. (April Express News)
Oxford
Oxford
1990's? Oxford Depot (recognised by Michael Aldread) (Courtesy Paul Smith)
1990's? Oxford Depot (recognised by Michael Aldread) (Courtesy Paul Smith)
1985 Oxford Depot - Manager Richard Eldridge (right) discusses airgun attacks on the dairy with Detective Matt Brown.ason Eldridge comments "Oxford Depot, that’s my Dad" (Courtesy Michael Aldread)
1985 Oxford Depot - Manager Richard Eldridge (right) discusses airgun attacks on the dairy with Detective Matt Brown.ason Eldridge comments "Oxford Depot, that’s my Dad" (Courtesy Michael Aldread)
1985 Oxford and Tiverton are best kept depots
1985 Oxford and Tiverton are best kept depots
Parkwood, Maidstone
Parkwood, Maidstone
1980 Express winners in 'Play your cards right' TV programme - Steve Richards of Parkwood Depot. (Express News April)
1980 Express winners in 'Play your cards right' TV programme - Steve Richards of Parkwood Depot. (Express News April)
1981 Parkwood staff use their promotion awaard to take local pensioners for lunch, organised by manager Peter Robinson.  (April Express News)
1981 Parkwood staff use their promotion awaard to take local pensioners for lunch, organised by manager Peter Robinson. (April Express News)
1982 Bill Cruttenden retiring from Maidstone ParkWood depot after 51 years
1982 Bill Cruttenden retiring from Maidstone ParkWood depot after 51 years
2000's Parkwood Depot sign. Allan Dawes comments, in 2023 "I think Parkwood and Watford are the only two depots left in the London area." (Courtesy Paul Luke)
2000's Parkwood Depot sign. Allan Dawes comments, in 2023 "I think Parkwood and Watford are the only two depots left in the London area." (Courtesy Paul Luke)
1990  (1990 April Tops Magazine)
1990 (1990 April Tops Magazine)
1990  (1990 April Tops Magazine)
1990 (1990 April Tops Magazine)
1999 Brian and Rita Watts looking for lost bottles... Paul Batchelor comments "... also had Ford Transits stolen from Parkwood depot a few years ago; they just walked in the Depot, got in them and drove straight out. Lesson learnt-lock up vehicle and take keys to office." (Courtesy Michael Aldread)
1999 Brian and Rita Watts looking for lost bottles... Paul Batchelor comments "... also had Ford Transits stolen from Parkwood depot a few years ago; they just walked in the Depot, got in them and drove straight out. Lesson learnt-lock up vehicle and take keys to office." (Courtesy Michael Aldread)
Parkwood, Maidstone (Courtesy Paul Luke)
Parkwood, Maidstone (Courtesy Paul Luke)
Parkwood Reg: WMC 326G Fleet 4E 220 (Courtesy Michael Aldread)
Parkwood Reg: WMC 326G Fleet 4E 220 (Courtesy Michael Aldread)
Parkwood, Maidstone (Courtesy Paul Luke)
Parkwood, Maidstone (Courtesy Paul Luke)
Parkwood, Maidstone (Courtesy Paul Luke)
Parkwood, Maidstone (Courtesy Paul Luke)
Parkwood, Maidstone (Courtesy Paul Luke)
Parkwood, Maidstone (Courtesy Paul Luke)
Parkwood, Maidstone (Courtesy Paul Luke)
Parkwood, Maidstone (Courtesy Paul Luke)
Parkwood, Maidstone (Courtesy Paul Luke)
Parkwood, Maidstone (Courtesy Paul Luke)
Parkwood, Maidstone (Courtesy Paul Luke)
Parkwood, Maidstone (Courtesy Paul Luke)
Parkwood, Maidstone (Courtesy Paul Luke)
Parkwood, Maidstone (Courtesy Paul Luke)
Parkwood, Maidstone (Courtesy Paul Luke)
Parkwood, Maidstone (Courtesy Paul Luke)
Parkwood, Maidstone (Courtesy Paul Luke)
Parkwood, Maidstone (Courtesy Paul Luke)
Parkwood, Maidstone (Courtesy Paul Luke)
Parkwood, Maidstone (Courtesy Paul Luke)
Parkwood, Maidstone (Courtesy Paul Luke)
Parkwood, Maidstone (Courtesy Paul Luke)
1950's? Orpington - Milk tanker probably on its way to Bromley Processing. Petts Wood Depot (Steve Wheeler Milk Bottle Museum BBC)
1950's? Orpington - Milk tanker probably on its way to Bromley Processing. Petts Wood Depot (Steve Wheeler Milk Bottle Museum BBC)
1950's? Orpington. Petts Wood Depot (Steve Wheeler Milk Bottle Museum BBC)
1950's? Orpington. Petts Wood Depot (Steve Wheeler Milk Bottle Museum BBC)
1970's Potters Bar Depot, Barnet Road. (Courtesy Neal Cramphorn)
1970's Potters Bar Depot, Barnet Road. (Courtesy Neal Cramphorn)
1970's Potters Bar. Roger Eaton comments "Turning into Oakmere Lane. There was once a dairy there on the corner at 151, The High Street." (Courtesy Neal Cramphorn)
1970's Potters Bar. Roger Eaton comments "Turning into Oakmere Lane. There was once a dairy there on the corner at 151, The High Street." (Courtesy Neal Cramphorn)
1970 Potters Bar milk lady Jean Shadbolt carries on with her milk round after her 65th Birthday (Courtesy Doreen Williams)
1970 Potters Bar milk lady Jean Shadbolt carries on with her milk round after her 65th Birthday (Courtesy Doreen Williams)
1971 Best Kept Dairy award went to Potters Bar (Courtesy Doreen Williams)
1971 Best Kept Dairy award went to Potters Bar (Courtesy Doreen Williams)
1980's Richard and Karen Davidson, Potters Bar Reg: UBY 770F, Fleet: ME78. Richard Davidson comments "Me and my then girlfriend in the early eighties. We are still married!(2023)" (Courtesy Michael Aldread)
1980's Richard and Karen Davidson, Potters Bar Reg: UBY 770F, Fleet: ME78. Richard Davidson comments "Me and my then girlfriend in the early eighties. We are still married!(2023)" (Courtesy Michael Aldread)
1993 Purbrook Depot. From left: Peter Toy, Les Croxford... (Courtesy Leslie Croxford)
1993 Purbrook Depot. From left: Peter Toy, Les Croxford... (Courtesy Leslie Croxford)
1990, Low Fat Milk Club letter (Courtesy Leslie Croxford)
1990, Low Fat Milk Club letter (Courtesy Leslie Croxford)
Putney
Putney
1962 Milkman Christopher Piercey is Personality Milkman of the Year, based at East Putney Depot. (Express News Spring)
1962 Milkman Christopher Piercey is Personality Milkman of the Year, based at East Putney Depot. (Express News Spring)
Putney Reg@ OKJ 545F. Stephen John Wills identifies Tony Wooligan the singing milkman, plus Milkman of the Year. (Courtesy Michael Aldread)
Putney Reg@ OKJ 545F. Stephen John Wills identifies Tony Wooligan the singing milkman, plus Milkman of the Year. (Courtesy Michael Aldread)
1984 Double winners in Putney
1984 Double winners in Putney
1988 Putney 'singing milkman' Tony Woolaghan hits the headlines. Gary Fordrey comments "Good old Tony, lovely fella. Pleasure working with him at Putney, we nicknamed him the 'Singing Syrup'". (August Express News)
1988 Putney 'singing milkman' Tony Woolaghan hits the headlines. Gary Fordrey comments "Good old Tony, lovely fella. Pleasure working with him at Putney, we nicknamed him the 'Singing Syrup'". (August Express News)
1988 Alan Smith retires from Putney depot after 40 years, after being awarded the BEM by the Queen.  Gary Fordrey comments "That’s my dad far left, Len Fordrey. I remember Alan from my days helping Dad on his Roehampton Lane round, Alan was always first in and last back." (August Express News)
1988 Alan Smith retires from Putney depot after 40 years, after being awarded the BEM by the Queen. Gary Fordrey comments "That’s my dad far left, Len Fordrey. I remember Alan from my days helping Dad on his Roehampton Lane round, Alan was always first in and last back." (August Express News)
1988 Alan Smith, Putney depot's longest serving milkman does his last round on a horse and cart.  (January Express News)
1988 Alan Smith, Putney depot's longest serving milkman does his last round on a horse and cart. (January Express News)
1989 Tony Woolaghan won the previous year's 'Milkman of the Year' (Tops Magazine-First Edition)
1989 Tony Woolaghan won the previous year's 'Milkman of the Year' (Tops Magazine-First Edition)
Putney  Reg: Q583 GRW, Fleet M227R (Courtesy Michael Aldread)
Putney Reg: Q583 GRW, Fleet M227R (Courtesy Michael Aldread)
Putney Reg: GLU 28N. Neville Saunders old float.
Putney Reg: GLU 28N. Neville Saunders old float.
Putney (Courtesy Paul Luke)
Putney (Courtesy Paul Luke)
1983 Putney Depot. (Courtesy John Carey)
1983 Putney Depot. (Courtesy John Carey)
1983 Putney Depot. John Carey with Ted Iles. (Courtesy John Carey)
1983 Putney Depot. John Carey with Ted Iles. (Courtesy John Carey)
1983 Putney Depot. Allan Smith and his son, on the right, with Ted Iles behind. (Courtesy John Carey)
1983 Putney Depot. Allan Smith and his son, on the right, with Ted Iles behind. (Courtesy John Carey)
Putney float, by Putney Bridge station. Cafe and Eight Bells pub round the corner! (Courtesy Michael Aldread)
Putney float, by Putney Bridge station. Cafe and Eight Bells pub round the corner! (Courtesy Michael Aldread)
"Nine Elms in the snow" (Courtesy Michael Aldread)
"Nine Elms in the snow" (Courtesy Michael Aldread)
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