Category Archives: Interviews

BBC Radio London interview


Thanks to Jo Good on BBC Radio London this afternoon for having Katherine Green on to talk about the upcoming WE exhibition at Vestry House Museum. During the show Jo got loads of calls and texts from Ex Warner residents sharing their memories! You can listen again online at the […]

Markhouse Road photos


During our last memory session at Vestry House Museum, we met a former Warner resident whose mother, now 92, was born in a Warner property in 1924. We met Florrie Coster the following week to record¬†her oral history. She had a fantastic collection of photographs of her family’s long association […]

Markhouse Road, courtesy of Florrie Coster

Message from a Warner Resident in USA


In 2014, we discovered a fantastic group of photographs on Flickr from a family in America. They had been wonderfully scanned and annotated, and one of the folders was the address of a Warner Flat in Leyton – 79 Seymour Road. We contacted the family via Flickr, but had no […]

Fireplaces, parlours and sculleries


This week I was lucky enough to meet Roger Dear, who used to be one of the area managers for the Warner Estate and who worked for them in different roles for over 40 years until they sold the remaining properties to Circle 33 in 2001. He told me about […]