The 54 Bus Route

In days of yore, the 54 bus passed through Beckenham from Croydon to Woolwich Arsenal. It had been the main bus route linking Woolwich, Lewisham, Beckenham and Croydon since the 1920s. Since the introduction of the trams in May, 2000, … read more

Bromley Road

The Story of Bromley Road, Beckenham by Cliff Watkins. We begin at the Beckenham end of Bromley Road where it meets the High Street. On the corner is the Parish Church. St George’s Church – the ‘Cathedral of North West … read more

Village Way

Village Way The photo below is a postcard franked 1935. It shows how the road was laid out curving gently away from Beckenham High Street. The photo below was taken in 2013: Village way runs from the High Street for … read more

Croydon Road Recreation Ground

Croydon Road Recreation Ground. This park is in the centre of the Town with easy access from the High Street. It opened in 1891 after action by leading members of the community, led by the proprietor and publisher of the … read more

Carey Blyton 70th Birthday Party

Beckenham library: Carey Blyton Birthday Party Early in 2002, Carey asked me if I could arrange for EditPoint to film the Civic Event to mark his 70th Birthday that I was organising in Beckenham Library on Thursday March 14th  –  … read more