Memories of Bexleyheath

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

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 ...Read full memory

A memory of Bexleyheath by Mary Wright

Happy Daysin Bexleyheath And Barnehurst

I remember Barnehurst and Bexleyheath in the 1960s. I loved a girl called Lin who lived in Rudland Road in Barnehurst. We used to spend lots of Saturday ...Read full memory

A memory of Bexleyheath by Rich M

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

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

Graham Road School For Boys.

I spent most of my younger life in Bexleyheath, we lived in Oaklands Road. I went to Upton Road Primary School, I remember that the Head Teacher was Miss Hughes. From ...Read full memory

Before They Put Numbers On The Years!

Gosh, I am so old, I remember the time that the trams (696 and 698) were changed for electric trolley buses of the same numbers. Does anyone but me remember the ...Read full memory

Pickford Lane

I grew up in Bexleyheath in the late 1950s and 1960s. The shops in Pickford Lane were the nearest to my house in Woodlands Road and those of my grandparents who lived in nearby ...Read full memory

The Good Old Days

In the mid 1950's I used to work as a  young school boy on a Saturday morning for the butcher ( I think his surname was Finch) just out of shot on the extreme left of the ...Read full memory

A memory of Bexleyheath by David Roth

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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