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Ammunition Found in Flat 29! – 1949

Ammunition 1949

We all know from living at Onslow Court about our strange water distribution and stopcocks, but none was more strange that this story from the local paper in 1949.

Nine-year-old John Millkin, of 29 Onslow Court, Worthing slept for several months within a few feet of a quantity of live, 303 ammunition without knowing it.

This week it was discovered by accident and removed by the police – all 15 rounds of it.

It came to light because of the faulty bathroom tap. It was necessary to switch off another tap in the medicine cupboard in Johns bedroom and while Mrs. P.D. Millikin, Johns mother and a porter at the flats were examining the inside of the cupboard, they saw some of the ammunition wedged in a partition.

Five rounds were extracted and John and his sister (Jill) later found another ten. Onslow Court was occupied by the military during the war.

Paper cutting provided by Zoe Bailey flat 12a.



Dogs on the Beach!

This only affects the town end of the beach, not the beach in front of Onslow Court

New dog flags on the beach! Worthing Borogh Council will also be making early morning and late evening patrols to dissuade dog walkers from using the area designated a dog free zone

The ban is in force on the area only between the two launch ramps at Goring and from Heene Road to the old Splash Point. This is in force from the 1st of May to the 30th


Original Bathroom Tiles

One of the flats at Onslow Court has recently carried out a major bathroom redesign and in the process several of the original Art Deco original vitreous tiles have been saved. Please contact via the contact form if you need any spares to match your own bathroom.
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Onslow Court Art Deco original vitreous tiles.

Onslow Court Art Deco original vitreous tiles.

From the original brochure for Onslow Court

Heritage Windows 5% off all orders until 15th January

Heritage windows are offering a fantastic 5% off orders until January 15th 2017, so if you still need to think about replacing your windows this may be the perfect time to do it. All you need to do is mention XMAS5 when placing your order to ensure you qualify for the discount

The latest advice from Onslow Court Managers, HML Andertons, regarding the back of the building is that the replacement of Crittall casements and doors or old white UVPC must be black, they can be of any material and as in the case of the façade of the building, the Mangers at Andertons need to be consulted before work can commence.

Decorations to the back of the building are due to start in summer months of 2017 so it is an ideal time to think about replacement to coincide with render repairs.

As usual Lessees can contact Oliver Judge on 01323 819370 for more on the next phase of work and for advice and further information.

If you would like to speak to someone at The Heritage Window Company about a quote you can email Russell Windram directly at  or speak to him on 01306-880-404. Their showroom is located at; 1 West Street, Dorking, Surrey, RH4 1BL.  More details can be found on their website.