At the heart of Hanover

Hanover History

Hanover has a rich history, but it is a history of ordinary people and everyday places, not national figures and celebrities.

Steedman wedding 1923
A Hanover wedding in 1923. Read more

We’re 40!

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Article in "QueenSpark" from June 1977
The Hanover Community Association is proud to be celebrating its 40th anniversary this year. We will be celebrating by holding a summer garden party on 3rd July at the Hanover Centre. We hope that you can help celebrate this milestone achievement with us. Read more

Immanuel Church Fire, 2003

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In the early hours of 8th May 2003, the Immanuel Church on Islingword Road was destroyed in a dramatic fire. Read more

Hanover in 1956

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Who lived in your house 50 years ago? Were there still corner shops on your street? Read more

Hanover Centre: Building Starts

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A group of local people came together in 1976 to try to set up a community centre for Hanover. Read more