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.

Bexley Tec' School For Girls, 1965 66 And Beyond.

I started in the 6th form in September, 1965, Mrs. Taylor was our form mistress, Miss Fuller the Headmistress, Mrs. Richards for French, Miss Simms for English. In those days my name was Ruby Little; I always hated my first name, so changed it legally to Victoria and eventually my surname was ...Read full memory

A memory of Bexleyheath by vikkifenlon

The Pantiles And The Broadway

I was born in Hurlingham Road, off The Pantiles during the war. The air raid shelters were still there for many years, and the allotments. School was a walk to Bedonwell Primary, joining others on the way. Weekly trips to Bexleyheath Broadway shopping and I remember there was a tea shop somewhere halfway up ...Read full memory

A memory of Bexleyheath by Mary Wright

Silver Lounge

That Ice Cream Parlour was called the Silver Lounge. Real coffee served there, but best of all the awesome Knickerbocker Glories! A birthday treat for us kids. I'd love to get a photograph of the Silver Lounge (even if it's in the distance) as a memory for my sister's 'special' birthday next year.... anyone? M

A memory of Bexleyheath