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Bus garage in/near Barnehurst

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Bus garage · Barnehurst · DA7 ·
December
2
2020
Bexleyheath Bus Garage stands on Erith Road.




CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE LOCALITY


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Andrew MacFarlane   
Added: 25 Nov 2020 11:22 GMT   

my time at Mayplace road school
started at mayplace in 1938 the teachers were Mr English headmaster Miss Clark,Bress,and miss Black
I lived 200 yards from the school

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LATEST LONDON-WIDE CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE PROJECT


   
Added: 25 Apr 2022 22:11 GMT   

Southover, N12
Everyone knows Central Woodside is the place to be. Ever since kdog moved from finchtown, Woodside has been thriving.

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Born here
Bernard Miller   
Added: 12 Apr 2022 17:36 GMT   

My mother and her sister were born at 9 Windsor Terrace
My mother, Millie Haring (later Miller) and her sister Yetta Haring (later Freedman) were born here in 1922 and 1923. With their parents and older brother and sister, they lived in two rooms until they moved to Stoke Newington in 1929. She always said there were six rooms, six families, a shared sink on the first floor landing and a toilet in the backyard.

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Brian Lynch   
Added: 10 Apr 2022 13:38 GMT   

Staples Mattress Factory
An architect’s design of the Staples Mattress Factory
An image found on the website of Dalzell’s Beds, in Armagh Northern Ireland.

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Lived here
   
Added: 19 Feb 2022 16:21 GMT   

Harmondsworth (1939 - 1965)
I lived in a house (Lostwithiel) on the Bath Road opposite the junction with Tythe Barn Lane, now a hotel site. Initially, aircraft used one of the diagonal runways directly in line with our house. I attended Sipson Primary School opposite the Three Magpies and celebrated my 21st birthday at The Peggy Bedford in 1959.

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Emma Seif   
Added: 25 Jan 2022 19:06 GMT   

Birth of the Bluestocking Society
In about 1750, Elizabeth Montagu began hosting literary breakfasts in her home at 23 (now 31) Hill Street. These are considered the first meetings of the Bluestocking society.

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Comment
   
Added: 14 Jan 2022 03:06 GMT   

Goldbourne Gardens W 10
I lived in Goldbourne Gardens in the 50,s very happy big bomb site

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Chris Nash   
Added: 10 Jan 2022 22:54 GMT   

Shortlands Close, DA17
Shortlands Close and the flats along it were constructed in the mid-1990s. Prior to this, the area was occupied by semi-detached houses with large gardens, which dated from the post-war period and were built on the site of Railway Farm. The farm and its buildings spanned the length of Abbey Road, on the south side of the North Kent Line railway tracks.

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Roy Batham   
Added: 7 Jan 2022 07:17 GMT   

Smithy in Longacre
John Burris 1802-1848 Listed 1841 census as Burroughs was a blacksmith, address just given as Longacre.

Source: Batham/Wiseman - Family Tree

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NEARBY LOCATIONS OF NOTE
Bexleyheath Clock Tower The Bexleyheath Coronation Memorial Clock Tower, commemorating the coronation of King George V, was formally opened on Bexleyheath Gala Day, 17 July 1912.

NEARBY STREETS
Appleton Close, DA7 A street within the DA7 postcode
Arnsberg Way, DA6 Arnsberg Way is named after an area in Neheim-Husten, Bexley’s Twin Town in Germany.
Barnehurst Road, DA7 Barnehurst Road was previously called Hills and Holes Road.
Brantwood Road, DA7 Brantwood Road is a 1920s road in the Barnehurst area.
Brindley Close, DA7 Brindley Close is a road in the DA7 postcode area
Broadway Shopping Centre, DA6 Broadway Shopping Centre is in the centre of Bexleyheath.
Brummel Close, DA7 Brummel Close is a road in the DA7 postcode area
Bullman Close, DA7 Bullman Close is a road in the DA7 postcode area
Chapel Road, DA7 Chapel Road is a road in the DA7 postcode area
Chieveley Parade, DA7 A street within the DA7 postcode
Chieveley Road, DA7 Chieveley Road is a road in the DA7 postcode area
Dorothy Evans Close, DA7 Dorothy Evans Close is a road in the DA7 postcode area
East Street, DA7 East Street is a road in the DA7 postcode area
Epsom Close, DA7 Epsom Close is a road in the DA7 postcode area
Erith Road, DA7 Erith Road is a road in the DA7 postcode area
Foresters Crescent, DA7 Foresters Crescent is a road in the DA7 postcode area
Friswell Place, DA6 Friswell Place is a road in the DA6 postcode area
Garrard Close, DA7 Garrard Close is a road in the DA7 postcode area
Geddes Place, DA6 Geddes Place is a road in the DA7 postcode area
Geddes Place, DA6 A street within the DA6 postcode
Lane End, DA7 Lane End is a road in the DA7 postcode area
Lingwood, DA7 Lingwood is a road in the DA7 postcode area
Lyndhurst Close, DA7 Lyndhurst Close is a road in the DA7 postcode area
Lyndhurst Road, DA7 Lyndhurst Road was developed by W H Wedlock Ltd., builders.
Market Place, DA6 Market Place marks the centre of Bexleyheath.
Martens Avenue, DA7 Martens Avenue was built on the site of Springfield House in the immediate post-war era.
Mason Close, DA7 Mason Close is a road in the DA7 postcode area
Mayplace Close, DA7 Mayplace Close is a road in the DA7 postcode area
Mayplace Road West, DA7 Mayplace Road West is a road in the DA7 postcode area
Mera Drive, DA7 Mera Drive is a road in the DA7 postcode area
Midfield Parade, DA7 Midfield Parade was named as it was situated in the former middle field of the local farm.
Miller Close, DA7 Miller Close is a road in the DA7 postcode area
North Street, DA7 North Street is a road in the DA7 postcode area
Palmar Crescent, DA7 Palmar Crescent is a road in the DA7 postcode area
Pelham Road, DA7 Pelham Road is a road in the DA7 postcode area
Pinnacle Hill North, DA7 Pinnacle Hill North is a road in the DA7 postcode area
Randolph Close, DA7 Randolph Close is a road in the DA7 postcode area
Risedale Road, DA7 Risedale Road was one of a series of ’Lake District’ roads build in 1929.
Rudland Road, DA7 Rudland Road is a road in the DA7 postcode area
Silverdale Road, DA7 Silverdale Road is a road in the DA7 postcode area
Spring Vale, DA7 Spring Vale is a road in the DA7 postcode area
Springfield Road, DA7 Springfield Road is a road in the DA7 postcode area
Sterling Road, DA7 A street within the DA7 postcode
Stonefield Close, DA7 Stonefield Close is a road in the DA7 postcode area
The Chase, DA7 The Chase is a road in the DA7 postcode area
The Vyne, DA7 A street within the DA7 postcode
Three Corners, DA7 Three Corners is a road in the DA7 postcode area
Tower Road, DA7 Tower Road is a road in the DA7 postcode area
Woolwich Road, DA7 Woolwich Road is a road in the DA6 postcode area
Woolwich Road, DA7 Woolwich Road is a road in the DA7 postcode area

NEARBY PUBS
Jolly Millers This pub existed immediately prior to the 2020 global pandemic and may still do so.
The Furze Wren This pub existed immediately prior to the 2020 global pandemic and may still do so.
Travellers Home This pub existed immediately prior to the 2020 global pandemic and may still do so.


Barnehurst

The name of Barnehurst is derived from the name of the landowner family and the Saxon word for woodland: ’hurst’.

In 1745, Miles Barne the son of a wealthy London merchant married Elizabeth Elwick the heiress to May Place and inherited the estate in 1750. The family owned May Place until 1938 when it was sold to the local council.

The name Barnehurst came into being once a station had been proposed in Conduit Wood for the Bexley Heath Railway Company on their 1895 railway. It crossed the May Place Estate, then owned by Colonel Frederick Barne. At that time the area now known as Barnehurst was part of the Parish of Crayford, consisting of a mix of farmland and market gardens, with cherry, apple and plum orchards, with wood and parkland belonging to the estates of May Place, Martens Grove and Oakwood. The small population was concentrated along and to the south of Mayplace Road.

At first, the railway failed to attract large scale house developers - passenger numbers were small only boosted at weekends by golfers travelling to the new Barnehurst Golf Course opened in 1903. Its club house the old mansion of May Place was destroyed by fire in 1959. The electrification of the Bexleyheath Line in 1926 signalled the start of the large housing developments of the 1920s and 1930s.


LOCAL PHOTOS
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Martens Avenue, Barnehurst (1934)
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Mayplace Road East (1900)
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In the neighbourhood...

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Martens Avenue, Barnehurst (1934)
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Future junction of Park Grove and Watling Street, Barnehurst, 1934
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Courtleet Bottom, Erith Road, Barnehurst (1934)
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Trolley bus at Erith Road bus depot (1935)
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Old Road, Martens Grove, Barnehurst (1934)
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Barnehurst Road before development was known as Hills and Holes Road. It was renamed to be Barnehurst Road in 1926. Prior to this it was little more than a country lane, but its proximity to the new railway station made it prime land for housing development.
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