Memories of Bexleyheath

Bexleyheath Bus Garage

I lived opposite the bus garage for many years (from 1949), my mum worked in the newsagents in the parade of shops (next to the garage) then at Lewis sweet shop at the ...Read full memory

Meet You At The Clocktower!

I wouldn't be surprised if I was in this photo! Saturday mornings were the time when we met friends at the clocktower, and then spent time chatting and wandering around ...Read full memory

Hides Department Store

I still have a boxed set of bronze tea spoons bought from HIDES in 1977 with the reciept, it was such a time trap going into the store, just walking around and looking was a treat on a cold day.

A memory of Bexleyheath

Bexleyheath Circa 1950''S

I lived in Faygate Crescent, Bexleyheath.  Schools I remember are Upton Rd, Gravel Hill and Bexleyheath Secondary Modern. I have fond memories of the girls school ...Read full memory

A memory of Bexleyheath by Alan Ford

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 ...Read full memory

A memory of Bexleyheath

Silver Lounge

I also loved going to the Silver Lounge for a lovely Knicker Bocker Glory a real treat. Then we would go and look round Hides which seemed very posh. Does anyone remember the Library, ...Read full memory

A memory of Bexleyheath by Sue Kruse


I used to live in 'The Nine Gables' pink painted house in Woolwich Road opposite the Graham Road Secondary Modern School for boys and was the only boy caned for hitting the headmaster with ...Read full memory

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 ...Read full memory

A memory of Bexleyheath by Ann Lewis

Danson Park And The Broadway

I am eight years old and walking to the Broadway to see my grandad who had the barber's shop next to the LEB showrooms just round the corner from Lion Road. I remember ...Read full memory

Welling Of My Youth

Hi folks, just found this site. I lived with my Mum and Dad and brother at 70 Westwood Lane in Welling. Went to Hook Lane school at Welling Corner. I flubbed the eleven plus and ...Read full memory

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