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Memories 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 ...Read full memory

A memory of Bexleyheath by Sue Kruse

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

Parkside Avenue

I lived in Parkside Avenue, down near the bottom end ( think). A few houses away there lived a very quaint couple. They may have been German Jews or similar. He always walked a few steps behind his wife. Does anyone remember them or have any information on them?

A memory of Bexleyheath by Mrs Harris

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

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

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

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 ...Read full memory

A memory of Bexleyheath by Ramon Lane

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 ...Read full memory

Schooldays In Bexleyheath

I went to school in Bexleyheath between 1950 and 1954. I believe the school was in Pelham Road but I can't be sure. Maybe there was a separate infants school in North ...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

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