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A Memory of Bexleyheath

Reading all the memories of the above, brings back a lot of my own. I lived near Richards Corner on the 122 route, and roamed from the Pantiles to Bexleyheath High Street. Went to school at Bedonwell 1949 to 1954 and then 1954 to 1959 Northumberland Heath (were you there then?) A paper round on and around Rydal Drive, and picking up girls with my mate Andy Bond at the pictures, The Regal, Odeon and Granada. The Knickerbocker Glories at the Silver Lounge, and the Wimpy's were great, nothing like they are now. The 696 used to take me to Dartford to visit my grandparents, my girlfriend Sally in Wattling Street and there are so many more memories that I have. How about the Embassy ballroom with a band on a Saturday afternoon. Remember the snow in 1963? And one more - does any one know how to turn back the hands of time???

A memory shared by Christopher Smith , on Jun 19th, 2010.

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