The photographs reproduced in this section, are a time-capsule of life in and around Wealden Line stations, mainly since the 1980's. They are just a small selection from the photographic collections featured on the Lashbrooks Photography website. This month, we concentrate on the Uckfield Area. CLICK on any image for a larger view.
The original Uckfield Station area, as it was before being demolished - as modelled by members of Uckfield Model Railway Club.
How it used to be, before removal of the footbridge and the building of a platform on the down-line on the other side of the road.
Southdown Garage and Bus Station on the corner of Bell Lane and Uckfield High Street shortly before demolition
Fine Fare supermarket next to the old Uckfield Bus Station at the bottom of the High Street
A frequent visitor to Uckfield, the "Thumpers" are now history on Network Rail metals. This was a Southern Railway Staff Tour to celebrate the passing out of the type and replacement with modern "Turbostars".
Standing adjacent to the river and the original Uckfield Station, a real archetectual gem
The temporary Uckfield Station built on the original "down line" with the second Booking Office at right
Extending the platform to accommodate 8-car Turbostar trains at Uckfield Station
Uckfield signalbox after it was converted for office accommodation. It is currently used by a taxi company.
The derelict original Uckfield Station site which is essential for any rebuiding of the line towards Brighton