Category Archives: Between the wars

Cippenham’s Cinema

Cippenham has only ever had one cinema. Originally named the Commodore it opened its doors on 30 November 1938. A stone’s throw from Everett’s Corner, it was situated on the Bath Road at the east side of the junction with

Fire at Cippenham Court Farm in 1919

This article from The Evening Telegraph, Thursday, June 5, 1919 DISASTROUS FIRE NEAR MOTOR TRANSPORT DEPOT Cippenham Court Farm, which adjoins the Government motor transport depot at Slough, was the scene of a disastrous fire this morning. Seven oat ricks,

Dancers wanted wine in 1929

The Barleycorn public house

Anyone who has lived in Cippenham Green will have been familiar with the three pubs at its centre. The Swan on the north side of Lower Cippenham Lane was built in the mid-1920s. In 2014 it ceased trading as a