Route History

Date of introduction
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
29.08.98
TH131+
7DRL
7DRL
5DRL

POLLARDS HILL Westmoreland Way - South Lodge Avenue - Rowan Road - Streatham Vale - Streatham Common - Streatham High Road - Streatham Hill Station - Thornton Avenue - Clapham Park - Poynders Road - Clapham Common South Side - CLAPHAM COMMON Old Town
New OPO route replaced the withdrawn section of Route 60 between Streatham Garage and Clapham Common

1998 entry
Taken from 1998 allocation book
30.01.99
TH131+
7DRL
7DRL
5DRL

POLLARDS HILL Westmoreland Way - South Lodge Avenue - Rowan Road - Stanford Road - Norbury Station - Streatham Common - Streatham High Road - Streatham Hill Station - Thornton Avenue - Clapham Park - Poynders Road - Clapham Common South Side - CLAPHAM COMMON Old Town
Diverted at Rowan Road via Norbury Station instead of Streatham Vale

10.02.03
TH131+
8LDR
8LDR
6LDR

POLLARDS HILL South Lodge Avenue -CLAPHAM COMMON
The Pollards Hill terminal changed to terminate in South Lodge Avenue opposite Tavistock Crescent departing via Yorkshire Road - Westmoreland Way - Carisbrook Road - serving the existing one way loop but in the opposite direction

LDR34

LDR34 Old Town

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30.08.03
TH131+
12DDL
12DL
7DDL

POLLARDS HILL South Lodge Avenue- STOCKWELL STATION
Extended via Clapham Road to Stockwell Station

ddl7

DDL7 Pollards Hill

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30.08.08
TH131+
8DWL
8DWL
5DWL

POLLARDS HILL South Lodge Avenue - STREATHAM HILL STATION
Withdrawn between Streatham Hill & Stockwell Station - this section replaced by revised Route 50

05.06.10
TH131+
8DWL
8DWL
5DWL

Contract renewal

DWL7

DWL7 Pollards Hill

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01.03.14
TH131+
10DWL
10DWL
6DWL

POLLARDS HILL South Lodge Avenue - Yorkshire Road - Westmoreland Way - Carisbrooke Road - South Lodge Avenue - Wide Way - Rowan Road - Stanford Way - Stanford Road - London Road - Norbury Station - London Road - Streatham High Road - Streatham Station - Streatham High Road - Streatham Hill Station - Drewstead Road - unnamed road - Sternhold Avenue - Thornton Avenue - Emmanuel Road - Radbourne Road - Weir Road - Cavendish Road - Old Devonshire Road - Balham High Road - BALHAM STATION
Extended from Streatham Hill to Balham

2014 map
Extracted from 2014 map drawn by Mike Harris
The Greater London Bus Map
28.08.15
TH131+
10DWL
10DWL
6DWL

Contract extended for two years

26.08.17
TH131+
10ENL
10ENL
6ENL

Contract renewal

Operating Garage

TH Thornton Heath
Crew changeovers at garage , buses run light from Pollards Hill

 

Current times for Route 255 live 255 stands Tender Specs 255 fares

 

© Ian Armstrong 2017
Date of edit   Friday, 01.09.17