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Staying With My Grandparents

A Memory of Bexleyheath

I have such fond memories of staying with my grandparents at Bedonwell Road during the 1960s. I remember walking with my Nana to Long Lane and being allowed to choose sweets from the shop and then getting the bus into Broadway. I loved looking at the toys in Hides department store and seeing Father Christmas there was an absolute dream. I enjoyed many milk shakes and knickerbocker glories at the Silver Lounge and loved trips to Danson Park. I also remember swimming at the Crook Log and if I remember correctly, I actually learned to swim there. Sadly, Grandad died in 1968 and Nana sold up and moved to Worthing. Even now, in my fifties, I often think about my wonderful times in Bexleyheath.

A memory shared by Jane Cresdee , on May 28th, 2011.

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