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Postcode zone · Belvedere · DA17 · Contributed by The Underground Map
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The streets of DA17: A206 · Abbey Crescent · Abbey Mount · Abbey Road · Abbey Way · Albany Road · Albert Road · Alfred Road · Anderson Way · Ashburnham Road · Barnfield Road · Beckett Close · Bedonwell Road · Bedwell Road · Bellring Close · Beltwood Road · Belvedere Business Park · Berkhampstead Road · Bexley College · Blakemore Way · Boevey Path · Braesyde Close · Bronze Age Way · Brook Street · Bullbanks Road · Bunkers Hill · Caldy Road · Calvert Close · Capital Industrial Estate · Centurion Way · Chalfont Court · Chapman Road · Charton Close · Church Manorway · Clive Road · Clydesdale Way · Coleman Road · Coptefield Drive · Cowper Road · Crabtree Manorway North · Crabtree Manorway South · Cray Road · Croft Close · David Coffer Court · Dentons Wharf · Draper Close · Dryhill Road · Dylan Road · Eardley Road · Eastern Way · Eastry Road · Edwards Road · Elmbourne Drive · Elmhurst Avenue · Elstree Gardens · Erith Road · Essenden Road · Everett Walk · Fairmount Close · Fendyke Road · Fisher’s Way · Fossington Road · Fox House Road · FP2 · FP4 · Fremantle Road · Gertrude Road · Gilbert Road · Gladeswood Road · Gordon Road · Green Chain · Grosvenor Road · Grove Road · Hadley Road · Hailey Road · Halifield Drive · Halt Robin Road · Harold Avenue · Hattersfield Close · Havelock Road · Heathdene Drive · Heron Hill · Hoddesdon Road · Holly Hill Road · Holmhurst Road · Hythe Avenue · Jenning Tree Way · Keats Road · Kent Avenue · Kentish Road · Kingswood Avenue · Laymarsh Close · Lessness Heath Primary School · Lessness Park · Lessness Road · Little Brights Road · Lower Park Road · Lower Road · Luddesdon Road · Lullingstone Road · Lumley Close · Lyndon Road · Maida Road · Matfield Road · Mayfield Road · Milton Road · Mitchell Close · Monarch Road · Morvale Close · Mossdown Close · Mulberry Way · Napier Road · Nelson Road · Norman Road · North Road · Northwood Place · Nuxley Road · Orchard Avenue · Orchard Road · Osborne Road · Parkside Road · Parsonage Manorway · Pembury Road · Picardy Manorway · Picardy Road · Picardy Street · Plympton Close · Poppy Close · Raglan Road · Railway Place · Redleaf Close · Regent Square · Renshaw Close · Ripley Road · Roberts Road · Ruskin Road · Rutland Gate · Sheridan Road · Shinglewell Road · Shortlands Close · Smarden Close · St Augustines Road · Stanmore Road · Stapley Road · Station Road North · Station Road · Stream Way · Streamway · Sutherland Road · Swaylands Road · Thornton Road · Tower Road · Trinity School · Trosley Road · Tunstock Way · Tyeshurst Close · Upper Abbey Road · Upper grove Road · Upper Holly Hill Road · Upper Park Road · Upper Sheridan Road · Victoria Street · Wadeville Close · Walsingham Walk · Waterfield Close · Woolwich Road · Yarnton Way
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VIEW THE BELVEDERE AREA IN THE 1750s
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VIEW THE BELVEDERE AREA IN THE 1800s
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VIEW THE BELVEDERE AREA IN THE 1830s
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VIEW THE BELVEDERE AREA IN THE 1860s
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VIEW THE BELVEDERE AREA IN THE 1900s
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Belvedere

The area which is today known as Belvedere was for centuries part of Lesness Heath, the eastern parts of a narrow high ridge which stretches from the area of Lesnes Abbey to Erith.

The northern stretch is industrial and environmental and was common meadow. In 1847 this largely uncultivated, wooded estate, almost undivided was given by operation of the will of last Lord Saye and Sele to his cousin Sir Culling Eardley, who built properties in Belvedere until his death in 1863.

Eardley constructed a large wooden tower on the heath to gain views over his estate to the river Thames, giving the area its name from the Italian 'beautiful view'. The name can also be applied today, as the ridge of the area, and parts of its southern uplands, have commanding views towards Canary Wharf and Central London.

Until the adoption of the name Belvedere, the area was known as Picardy.

Eardley was persuaded to allow the construction on his property, of a Dissenters' chapel, which was built so that the original wooden belvedere became its tower. In order that the public were able to attend this chapel, he constructed paths to it across Lesness Heath. Eardley had finished in 1861, after nearly 8 years of building, his chapel, now All Saints' Church, after the earlier chapel burned down on the same site. At the same time Eardley constructed Villa Houses and reinforced the heath path to become Erith Road. The village of Belvedere soon grew up along the path which became Nuxley Road as Eardley gradually sold off the land.

Belvedere formed part of the Municipal Borough of Erith before 1965 and development took place before the Second World War, with significant reconstruction after the Blitz. Despite this, Upper Belvedere and The Village still retains much of its Victorian and Edwardian charm and character.

Upper Belvedere features a fine church and some modest brick villas. Lower Belvedere is better known for a Methodist chapel, a football club and a high technology sludge incinerator, which is an unexpected landmark on the south bank of the river Thames. Belvedere railway station, opened in 1859, is in Lower Belvedere and is served by the North Kent Line.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Bedonwell Infant and Nursery School:   Academy converter (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 7.
Bedonwell Junior School:   Academy converter (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 7 and 11.
Belvedere:   The area which is today known as Belvedere was for centuries part of Lesness Heath, the eastern parts of a narrow high ridge which stretches from the area of Lesnes Abbey to Erith.
Belvedere Junior School:   Academy sponsor led (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 7 and 11.
Bexley Allotments - Gilbert Road:   
Break Through:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 17.
Frank’s Park:   
Greenmead Children’s Centre (Thamesmead East, Bexley):   This is a children’s centre.
Harris Garrard Academy:   Academy sponsor led (All through) which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 18.
Lessness Heath Primary School:   Academy sponsor led (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Northumberland Heath Recreation Ground:   
Northwood Primary School:   Academy converter (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 11.
Parkway Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Southlake Children’s Centre:   This is a children’s centre.
Southmere Park:   
St Augustine of Canterbury CofE Primary School:   Academy sponsor led (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 11.
St John Fisher Catholic Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 5 and 11.
Trinity Church of England School, Belvedere:   Academy converter (Secondary) which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 18. Admissions policy: Comprehensive (secondary).
Woodland Way:   
Woodside School:   Community special school which accepts students between the ages of 5 and 18.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
A206, DA17 · Abbey Crescent, DA17 · Abbey Mount, DA17 · Abbey Road, DA17 · Abbey Road, SE2 · Abbey Way, DA17 · Abbey Way, DA18 · Abbey Way, SE2 · Albany Road, DA17 · Albert Road, DA17 · Alder Close, DA18 · Alfred Road, DA17 · Alsike Road, DA18 · Anderson Way, DA17 · Ashburnham Road, DA17 · Aspen Green, DA18 · Barnfield Road, DA17 · Battle Road, DA8 · Beckett Close, DA17 · Bedonwell Road, DA17 · Bedwell Road, DA17 · Bellring Close, DA17 · Beltwood Road, DA17 · Belvedere Business Park, DA17 · Berkhampstead Road, DA17 · Bexley College, DA17 · Bexley College, DA8 · Blakemore Way, DA17 · Boevey Path, DA17 · Braesyde Close, DA17 · Bronze Age Way, DA17 · Brook Street, DA17 · Bullbanks Road, DA17 · Bunkers Hill, DA17 · Cables Close, DA8 · Caldy Road, DA17 · Calvert Close, DA17 · Capital Industrial Estate, DA17 · Centurion Way, DA17 · Centurion Way, DA18 · Chalfont Court, DA17 · Chapman Road, DA17 · Charton Close, DA17 · Church Manorway, DA17 · Church Manorway, DA8 · Clive Road, DA17 · Clydesdale Way, DA17 · Coleman Road, DA17 · Coptefield Drive, DA17 · Cowper Road, DA17 · Crabtree Manorway North, DA17 · Crabtree Manorway North, RM13 · Crabtree Manorway South, DA17 · Cray Road, DA17 · Croft Close, DA17 · David Coffer Court, DA17 · Deisplay Developments Ltd, DA8 · Dentons Wharf, DA17 · Dentons Wharf, DA8 · Draper Close, DA17 · Dryhill Road, DA17 · Dylan Road, DA17 · Eardley Road, DA17 · Eastern Way, DA18 · Eastry Road, DA17 · Edwards Road, DA17 · Elmbourne Drive, DA17 · Elmhurst Avenue, DA17 · Elstree Gardens, DA17 · Erith Road, DA17 · Essenden Road, DA17 · Everett Walk, DA17 · Fairmount Close, DA17 · Fendyke Road, DA17 · Fendyke Road, SE2 · Fisher’s Way, DA17 · Fossington Road, DA17 · Fox House Road, DA17 · FP2, DA17 · FP2, DA18 · FP4, DA17 · Fremantle Road, DA17 · Gertrude Road, DA17 · Gilbert Road, DA17 · Gladeswood Road, DA17 · Glendale Road, DA8 · Glimpsing Green, DA18 · Gordon Road, DA17 · Green Chain, DA17 · Grosvenor Road, DA17 · Grove Road, DA17 · Hadley Road, DA17 · Hadley Road, N14 · Hailey Road, DA17 · Hailey Road, DA18 · Halifield Drive, DA17 · Halifield Drive, DA18 · Halt Robin Road, DA17 · Harold Avenue, DA17 · Hattersfield Close, DA17 · Havelock Road, DA17 · Heathdene Drive, DA17 · Heron Hill, DA17 · Hinksey Path, DA18 · Hoddesdon Road, DA17 · Holly Hill Road, DA17 · Holmhurst Road, DA17 · Holstein Way, DA18 · Jenning Tree Way, DA17 · Kale Road, DA18 · Keats Road, DA17 · Kencot Way, DA18 · Kent Avenue, DA17 · Kentish Road, DA17 · Kingswood Avenue, DA17 · Laymarsh Close, DA17 · Leatherbottle Green, DA18 · Lessness Heath Primary School, DA17 · Lessness Park, DA17 · Lessness Road, DA17 · Little Brights Road, DA17 · Lower Park Road, DA17 · Lower Road, DA17 · Lullingstone Road, DA17 · Lumley Close, DA17 · Lyndon Road, DA17 · Maida Road, DA17 · Mangold Way, DA18 · Maran Way, DA18 · Matfield Road, DA17 · Mayfield Road, DA17 · Middle Way, DA18 · Milton Road, DA17 · Mitchell Close, DA17 · Monarch Road, DA17 · Morvale Close, DA17 · Mossdown Close, DA17 · Mulberry Way, DA17 · Napier Road, DA17 · Nelson Road, DA17 · Norman Road, DA17 · North Road, DA17 · Northwood Place, DA17 · Northwood Place, DA18 · Nuxley Road, DA17 · Orchard Avenue, DA17 · Orchard Avenue, SE2 · Orchard Road, DA17 · Osborne Road, DA17 · Parkside Road, DA17 · Parkway, DA18 · Parsonage Manorway, DA17 · Pembury Road, DA17 · Picardy Manorway, DA17 · Picardy Road, DA17 · Picardy Street, DA17 · Plympton Close, DA17 · Poppy Close, DA17 · Raglan Road, DA17 · Railway Place, DA17 · Redleaf Close, DA17 · Redpoll Way, DA18 · Regent Square, DA17 · Renshaw Close, DA17 · Ripley Road, DA17 · Roberts Road, DA17 · Ruskin Road, DA17 · Rutland Gate, DA17 · Sheridan Road, DA17 · Shortlands Close, DA17 · Shortlands Close, DA18 · Smarden Close, DA17 · St Augustines Road, DA17 · St Brides Close, DA18 · St Edmunds Close, DA18 · St Helens Road, DA18 · St John Fisher Road, DA18 · St katherines Road, DA18 · Stanmore Road, DA17 · Stapley Road, DA17 · Station Road North, DA17 · Station Road, DA17 · Stream Way, DA17 · Stream Way, DA7 · Streamway, DA17 · Sutherland Road, DA17 · Swaylands Road, DA17 · Thornton Road, DA17 · Tower Road, DA17 · Trinity School, DA17 · Trosley Road, DA17 · Tunstock Way, DA17 · Tunstock Way, DA18 · Upper Abbey Road, DA17 · Upper grove Road, DA17 · Upper Holly Hill Road, DA17 · Upper Park Road, DA17 · Upper Sheridan Road, DA17 · Valley Road, DA8 · Veridion Way, DA18 · Victoria Street, DA17 · Viking Way, DA8 · Wadeville Close, DA17 · Waldrist Way, DA18 · Walsingham Walk, DA17 · Waterfield Close, DA17 · Willis Road, DA8 · Woolwich Road, DA17 · Yarnton Way, DA17 · Yarnton Way, DA18 ·
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