Memories of Bexleyheath

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 ...Read full memory

My Childhood

I moved to Pickford Close (the turning halfway up in this photo) in January 1953 as a 5 yr old. I remember the sweet shop and gracious me the bus stop is still in the same place. It is ...Read full memory

Lost Shop

I used to get all my motorcycle bits from a shop called Rapedes, they had a Vincent Rapede in the window. Back in 1985 or so I went back to look for the place, I had the old A-Z book ...Read full memory

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Silver Lounge Spillage

One hot afternoon, Mum, my younger brother & myself were drifting past the Silver Lounge. And it looked bright, clean & refreshing. "Three knickerbocker glories, ...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

My Memories From 1955 72

I lived in Station Road till 1955, then moved to Franklin Road and lived there till 1972. I can remember most of this parade of shops, starting at Lewis's on the corner of ...Read full memory

Bexleyheath Growing Up

I used to live in Oakland Road off of the High Street. I also used to go to Uplands Road infants and Junior School. Saturdays were spent at Saturday Morning Pictures at the ABC ...Read full memory

A memory of Bexleyheath by Sue Molloy

Romance On Broadway

I met my wife Lorna on Broadway while she was shopping there with a couple of friends in January 1950. Seeing the picture of Broadway brought back many memories. Our first date ...Read full memory

A memory of Bexleyheath by Ramon Lane


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

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

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