The Homestead, DA1

Road is in an area which may have existed since the nineteenth century or before- in the area buildings are mainly post-war

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The Homestead, DA1

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Road · Slade Green · DA1 ·
December
1
2017

The Homestead is a road in the DA1 postcode area




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Bexley Lane, DA1 A street within the DA1 postcode
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Chapel Close, DA1 A street within the DA1 postcode
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Claston Close, DA1 Claston Close is a road in the DA1 postcode area
Crayford High Street Crayford, DA1 A street within the DA1 postcode
Crayford High Street, DA1 Crayford High Street is a road in the DA1 postcode area
Crayford Industrial Estate, DA1 Crayford Industrial Estate is a road in the DA1 postcode area
Crayford Scout Group Novio Magnus Hall, DA1 A street within the DA1 postcode
Crayforoad High Street, DA1 A street within the DA1 postcode
Eardemont Close, DA1 Eardemont Close is a road in the DA1 postcode area
Empire Buildings, DA1 A street within the DA1 postcode
Glebelands, DA1 Glebelands is a road in the DA1 postcode area
Green Place, DA1 Green Place is a road in the DA1 postcode area
Green Walk, DA1 Green Walk is a road in the DA1 postcode area
Hayward Close, DA1 A street within the DA1 postcode
Iron Mill Place, DA1 A street within the DA1 postcode
Kings Close, DA1 Kings Close is a road in the DA1 postcode area
London Road, DA1 London Road is a road in the DA1 postcode area
London Road, DA1 A street within the DA1 postcode
Manor Close, DA1 Manor Close is a road in the DA1 postcode area
Manor Road, DA1 Manor Road is a road in the DA1 postcode area
Maxim Road, DA1 A street within the DA1 postcode
Mayplace primary School, DA7 Mayplace primary School is a road in the DA7 postcode area
Oak Close, DA1 Oak Close is a road in the DA1 postcode area
Old Road, DA1 Old Road is a road in the DA1 postcode area
Orchard Hill, DA1 Orchard Hill is a road in the DA1 postcode area
Penny Farthing Bridge, DA14 Penny Farthing Bridge is a road in the DA14 postcode area
Princesses Parade, DA1 A street within the DA1 postcode
Rectory Close, DA1 Rectory Close is a road in the DA1 postcode area
Roman Way, DA1 Roman Way is a road in the DA1 postcode area
Searle Place, N4 Searle Place is a road in the N4 postcode area
St Paulinus Primary School, DA1 St Paulinus Primary School is a road in the DA1 postcode area
Stadium Way, DA1 Stadium Way is a road in the DA1 postcode area
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Swaisland Drive, DA1 A street within the DA1 postcode
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The Marlowes, DA1 The Marlowes is a road in the DA1 postcode area
The Parade, DA1 A street within the DA1 postcode
Tower Park Road, DA1 Tower Park Road is a road in the DA1 postcode area
Tower Retail Park, DA1 A street within the DA1 postcode
Townhall Sqaure, DA1 A street within the DA1 postcode
Townhall Square, DA1 A street within the DA1 postcode
Townhall Square, DA1 A street within the DA1 postcode
Waterside, DA1 A street within the DA1 postcode
Wolsley Close, DA1 Wolsley Close is a road in the DA1 postcode area
Woodfall Drive, DA1 Woodfall Drive is a road in the DA1 postcode area
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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
Martens Avenue, Barnehurst (1934)
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Mayplace Road East (1900)
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