Route History

Date of introduction
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
29.07.89
TL101+
SR
SR
SR

LEWISHAM Bus Station - Lewisham High Street - Lee Bridge - Lee High Road - Manor Park - Staplehurst Road - Fernbrook Road - Southbrook Road - Burnt Ash Hill - Horncastle Road - Woodyates Road  -  Westhorne Avenue - and return to LEWISHAM
NEW ROUTE

1989 ENTRY
As can be seen from this extract from 1989 allocation book the driver certainly had a variety of routes included in his day's work
This has been extracted from the 1989 allocation book and is part of a collection of 20 books which are available for sale
THE 1980,s collection has 20 books - the 1990's collection has 25 books
The collections are £6 each - £5 going to Great Ormonde Street Hospital

Allocation Books

18.11.89
TL101+
2MR
2MR
2MR

LEWISHAM Bus Station - Lewisham High Street - Lee Bridge - Lee High Road - Manor Park - Staplehurst Road - Fernbrook Road - Southbrook Road - Burnt Ash Hill - Horncastle Road - Woodyates Road - Guibal Road - Winn Road - Jevington Way - Senlac Road - Exford Road - Somertrees Avenue - Marvels Lane - Luffman Road - Le May Avenue - Baring Road - GROVE PARK Bus Stand
Extended from Horn Park to Grove Park - Westhorne Avenue routeing adandoned.

MT4

 

 

MT4 at the purpose built stand at Tesco - it is obvious here why double deckers could never be used

This is one of 1500 images available on the Single Deck download

 

 

14.07.90
TL101+
2MR
2MR
--

LEWISHAM Bus Station - GROVE PARK STATION ( Mon-Sat )
Sunday service withdrawn.

26.04.91
Last day of operation -

08.10.94
TL51+
2MR
2MR
--
logo Route reintroduced.

LEWISHAM Tesco (store opening hours) or LEWISHAM Bus Station (when Tesco closed) - Lewisham High Street - Lee Bridge - Lee High Road - Manor Park - Staplehurst Road - Fernbrook Road - Southbrook Road - Burnt Ash Hill - Horncastle Road - Woodyates Road - Guibal Road - Winn Road - Jevington Way - Senlac Road - Guibal Road - Winn Road - Burnt Ash Hill and return to LEWISHAM ( Mon-Sat except evenings )

1994 entry
This has been extracted from the 1989 allocation book and is part of a collection of 20 books which are available for sale
THE 1980,s collection has 20 books - the 1990's collection has 25 books
The collections are £6 each - £5 going to Great Ormonde Street Hospital
Allocation Books
11.11.95
TL51+
2sd
2sd
--

LEWISHAM Tesco (store opening hours) or LEWISHAM Bus Station (when Tesco closed) - Lewisham High Street - Lee Bridge - Lee High Road - Manor Park - Staplehurst Road - Fernbrook Road - Southbrook Road - Burnt Ash Hill - Horncastle Road - Woodyates Road - Guibal Road - Winn Road - Jevington Way - Senlac Road - Exford Road - Burnt Ash Hill - Somertrees Avenue - Marvels Lane - Luffman Road - Le May Avenue - Baring Road - GROVE PARK Bus Stand ( Mon-Sat )
Extended from Horn Park Estate to Grove Park.

17.03.01
TL51+
4sd
4sd
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LEWISHAM Tesco - Grove Park - ( returns westbound via Luffman Road - Le May Avenue )Chinbrook Road - Marvels Lane - Dunkery Road - Mottingham - Chislehurst - St Pauls Cray Road - Chislehurst Road - Petts Wood Road - PETTS WOOD STATION ( Mon-Sat )
Extended from Grove Park to Petts Wood - replacing lost section of Route 162 between Chislehurst and Petts Wood - also rerouted between Horn Park and Grove Park.

12.01.02
Y
7DMS
7DMS
5DMS
Contract reassigned


LEWISHAM Tesco
- Horn Park - Exford Road - Burnt Ash Hill - Baring Road - Grove Park - Chinbrook Road - Marvels Lane - ( returns westbound via Luffman Road - Le May Avenue ) - Dunkery Road - Mottingham - Chislehurst - St Pauls Cray Road - Chislehurst Road - Petts Wood Road - PETTS WOOD STATION
Sunday service introduced.

DP5 DMS453
DP5 unknown location
DMS453 Southbrook Road - Lee
These images aref 1430 which is available with the First Buses download
13.01.07
TL51+
7SE
7SE
6SE
logo Contract reassigned
36008

Enviro 36008 has the duty card in an unusual position when spotted here at Grove Park

This image available on the
Stagecoach  download

14.01.12
TL51+
7SE
7SE
6SE
logo Contract renewal

03.05.14
TL51+
7SE
7SE
6SE

map
Extracted from 2014 map drawn by Mike Harris
The Greater London Bus Map
14.01.17
TL51+
8SE
8SE
6SE

Contract renewal

Current times for Route 273 live 273 stands Tender Specifications Route 1 fares


Operating Garages

TL Catford
Changeover point Lewisham Tesco except Sunday when buses run dead from Lewisham to garage

Y Orpington
Changeover point ?

 

 

 

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