Slade Green Railway Depot, DA8

An area which may have existed since the nineteenth century or before with housing mainly dating from the 1990s

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Road · Slade Green · DA8 ·
December
1
2017

Slade Green Railway Depot is a road in the DA1 postcode area





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None so far :(
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Lived here
John Neill   
Added: 25 Nov 2021 11:30 GMT   

Sandringham Road, E10 (1937 - 1966)
I lived at No. 61 with my parents during these years. I went to Canterbury Road school (now Barclay Primary) and sang as a boy soprano (treble) in the church choir at St Andrew’s church, on the corner of Forest Glade.
Opposite us lived the Burgess family. Their son Russell also sang in my choir as a tenor. He later became a well-known musician and the choirmaster at Wandsworth Boys’ School.
Just at the end of WW2 a German rocket (V2) landed in the grounds of Whipps Cross Hospital, damaging many of the houses in Sandringham Road, including ours.

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Tim Stevenson   
Added: 16 Nov 2021 18:03 GMT   

Pub still open
The Bohemia survived the 2020/21 lockdowns and is still a thriving local social resource.

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STEPHEN JACKSON   
Added: 14 Nov 2021 17:25 GMT   

Fellows Court, E2
my family moved into the tower block 13th floor (maisonette), in 1967 after our street Lenthall rd e8 was demolished, we were one of the first families in the new block. A number of families from our street were rehoused in this and the adjoining flats. Inside toilet and central heating, all very modern at the time, plus eventually a tarmac football pitch in the grounds,(the cage), with a goal painted by the kids on the brick wall of the railway.

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STEPHEN ARTHUR JACKSON   
Added: 14 Nov 2021 17:12 GMT   

Lynedoch Street, E2
my father Arthur Jackson was born in lynedoch street in 1929 and lived with mm grandparents and siblings, until they were relocated to Pamela house Haggerston rd when the street was to be demolished

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Sir Walter Besant   
Added: 11 Nov 2021 18:47 GMT   

Sir Walter adds....
All the ground facing Wirtemberg Street at Chip and Cross Streets is being levelled for building and the old houses are disappearing fast. The small streets leading through into little Manor Street are very clean and tenanted by poor though respectable people, but little Manor Street is dirty, small, and narrow. Manor Street to Larkhall Rise is a wide fairly clean thoroughfare of mixed shops and houses which improves towards the north. The same may be said of Wirtemberg Street, which commences poorly, but from the Board School north is far better than at the Clapham end.

Source: London: South of the Thames - Chapter XX by Sir Walter Besant (1912)

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Added: 6 Nov 2021 15:03 GMT   

Old Nichol Street, E2
Information about my grandfather’s tobacconist shop

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tom   
Added: 3 Nov 2021 05:16 GMT   

I met
someone here 6 years ago

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Fion Anderson   
Added: 2 Nov 2021 12:55 GMT   

Elstree not Borehamwood
Home of the UK film industry

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NEARBY LOCATIONS OF NOTE
Slade Green Slade Green was originally called Slades Green.
Slade Green FC Slade Green was a football club established in 1946.

NEARBY STREETS
Barnett Close, DA8 A street within the DA8 postcode
Bridge Road, DA8 Bridge Road is a road in the DA8 postcode area
Burns Close, DA8 Burns Close is a road in the DA8 postcode area
Cedar Road, DA8 Cedar Road is a road in the DA8 postcode area
Church Trading Estate, DA8 A street within the DA8 postcode
Clark Close, DA8 Clark Close is a road in the DA8 postcode area
Craydene Road, DA8 Craydene Road is a road in the DA8 postcode area
Dale View, DA8 Dale View is a road in the DA8 postcode area
Elm Road, DA8 Elm Road is a road in the DA8 postcode area
Ely Close, DA1 Ely Close is a road in the DA1 postcode area
Ely Close, DA8 Ely Close is a road in the DA8 postcode area
Fern Close, DA8 Fern Close is a road in the DA8 postcode area
Forest Road, DA8 Forest Road is a road in the DA8 postcode area
Freeland Way, DA8 Freeland Way is a road in the DA8 postcode area
Hazel Court, DA8 A street within the DA8 postcode
Hazel Drive, DA8 Hazel Drive is a road in the DA8 postcode area
Hazel Road, DA8 Hazel Road is a road in the DA8 postcode area
Hollywood Way, DA8 Hollywood Way is a road in the DA8 postcode area
Howbury Lane, DA8 Howbury Lane is a road in the DA1 postcode area
Howbury Lane, DA8 Howbury Lane is a road in the DA8 postcode area
Larkswood Close, DA8 A street within the DA8 postcode
Leycroft Gardens, DA8 Leycroft Gardens is a road in the DA8 postcode area
Lincoln Close, DA8 Lincoln Close is a road in the DA8 postcode area
Lincoln Road, DA8 Lincoln Road is a road in the DA8 postcode area
Maple Court, DA8 A street within the DA8 postcode
Masefield Close, DA8 Masefield Close is a road in the DA8 postcode area
Moat Lane, DA8 Moat Lane was formerly part of Whitehall Lane.
Newbery Road, DA8 Newbery Road is a road in the DA8 postcode area
Old Haven Close, DA8 Old Haven Close is a location in London.
Peareswood Road, DA8 Peareswood Road is a road in the DA8 postcode area
Plantation Road, DA8 Plantation Road is a road in the DA8 postcode area
Rodeo Close, DA8 Rodeo Close is a road in the DA8 postcode area
Scott Crescent, DA8 A street within the DA8 postcode
Slade Gardens, DA8 Slade Gardens is a road in the DA8 postcode area
Slade Green Road, DA8 Slade Green Road is a road in the DA8 postcode area
Sun Court, DA8 Sun Court is a road in the DA8 postcode area
Sunset Close, DA8 A street within the DA8 postcode
Watermeadow Close, DA8 A street within the DA8 postcode
Whitehall Lane, DA8 Whitehall Lane runs east from Bridge Road.
Willow Road, DA8 Willow Road is a road in the DA8 postcode area

NEARBY PUBS
Bexley Deaf Club This pub existed immediately prior to the 2020 global pandemic and may still do so.
Corner Pin The Corner Pin dates from 1844.
Slade Green Railway Club This pub existed immediately prior to the 2020 global pandemic and may still do so.
The Sportsman This pub existed immediately prior to the 2020 global pandemic and may still do so.


Slade Green

Slade Green was originally called Slades Green.

The area was sparsely populated and Slades Green had only 66 people in 1848 but in 1849 the North Kent Line was built. Slades Green gained a National School in 1868 and St Augustine’s Church opened in 1899.

Sladesgreen Farm was the centre of a market gardening area known locally as ’Cabbage Island’ located between Moat Lane (formerly Whitehall Lane) and Slade Green Road.

Slade Green railway station was opened on 1 July 1900 to serve the developing local community following the construction of a rail depot designed to service steam locomotives for South Eastern and Chatham Railway. It was at first called ’Slades Green’ and it was not until 1953 that this was changed to Slade Green.

By 1910 a complete ’railway village’ of 158 houses had been built. The significance of the village had increased by 1905 and that it had absorbed historically important Howbury Manor.

Explosions at a former Trench Warfare Filling Factory caused the death of 13 workers on 19 February 1924. A mass grave at Northumberland Heath stands in memory of the victims. Explosives operations ended in the 1960s.

During the Second World War, Slade Green was subject to a series of air raids, notably the night of 16 April 1941.


LOCAL PHOTOS
Erith High Street, DA8
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