Memories and photos shared at Uckfield Telephone Exchange reunion

Memories were shared and photographs displayed when former Uckfield exchange telephonists were joined by ex-GPO engineers, postmen and counter clerks for a reunion.

It is 50 years since Uckfield Manual Telephone Exchange was closed and a ‘Hello Girls’ reunion group traced colleagues from years leading up to 1969 for the get-together.

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Former Uckfield exchange telephonists and ex-GPO engineers, postmen and counter clerks get together to remember happy days.

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More ex-GPO staff attending the reunion can be seen in this photograph.

They met at The Uckfield Club and remembered the good times while enjoying a spread of food.

One of the organisers Mary Potter said it was a wonderful event. These photographs were taken by her husband Andy.

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Photographs and written memories brought together for the reunion of ex-GPO staff.

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There was even a telephone from the past which brought back memories.

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There was plenty to eat at this special reunion.

Some memories are included in this Uckfield News story carried at the time the reunion was being planned: Uckfield exchange telephonists plan reunion.

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