Memories of Bexleyheath

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 ...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 ...Read full memory

A memory of Bexleyheath by Sue Molloy

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 ...Read full memory

A memory of Bexleyheath by Sue Kruse

Lodge Hill Swing Park

Who remembers going to the Swing Park at the bottom of Lodge Hill? We used to play pick up the lolly stick - laying down on the roundabout. And a blindfold game was played ...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

Danson Park

I remember Danson Park from the 1950's. It is situated in between Welling and Bexleyheath in Kent, now an outer London Borough and is still worth a visit. There is a big house in 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

Young Days In Bexley

Other peoples memories are bringing back some of my own. Walking from Bexley to the Regal for Saturday morning movies across the heath. Frog spawn from the river at the ...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 ...Read full memory


After the Second World War my parents opened a shop at 25 Pickford Lane under the name J T Daborn. It was a tobacconist,toy and sweet shop. They opened in 1947 and traded there until ...Read full memory

A memory of Bexleyheath by John Daborn

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