County Oak A23 Southdown Coach Station - a Memory of Crawley.

The Coach Station had a cafe (or restaurant) backing a large parking area for London to Brighton Southdown Coaches. It was sited 100 yards south of the County border opposite "Overton's" Beehive workshop on the main Brighton Road.

Unfortunately accidents did occur involving coaches turning right into the park when travelling south, mostly due to drivers not seeing the coach signal trafficator arms protruding from the offside.

I remember Mr Brunker was the manager when the Coach Station reopened after the Second World War. His daughter was a friend of mine.


A memory shared by Tony Tester on Jul 11th, 2011.
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