Bexleyheath, Greater London
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

Historic maps of Bexleyheath and the local area, hand-drawn by Ordnance Survey cartographers and Samuel Lewis.

1960`S Bexleyheath Days

I recall Hides Department Store and a box of soft toy rabbits for sale. Jacksons Stores (the supermarket) and poking a bag of rice causing the whole stack to collapse to the floor accidentally as a child. The pub ...Read full memory

A memory of Bexleyheath by Ann Lewis

Steam Train In Danson Park

I was researching the existence of this attraction as most people I know are too young to remember it. In the early 1960's it was there and I did once or twice have a ride on it- It ran on the West side of the lake ...Read full memory

Silver Lounge

The Silver Lounge makes me remember summer holidays when my mum was working in Collins Cleaners near the traffic lights at Gravel Hill, and I was looked after by my elder brothers and sister. My sister and I would meet Mum ...Read full memory