Route History

09.12.89
TL71+
6MW
6MW
MW ex L1

LEWISHAM Bus Station - Lewisham High Street - Ladywell Road - Chudleigh Road - Bexhill Road - Manwood Road - Ravensbourne Park - Catford - Sangley Road - Verdant Lane - Northover - Downham Way - GROVE PARK STATION
NEW ROUTE

03.02.90
TL71+
6MW
6MW
SR ex L1

Sunday allocation now SR ex L1.

1990 ENTRY
Part of the allocation book library which is for sale
Allocation Books

12.03.94
LM
6MW
6MW
SR ex L1
logo Contract reassigned to
Kentish Bus

LEWISHAM - Ladywell - Ravensbourne Park Catford - Downham Way - Grove Park - Baring Road - Marvels Lane - GROVE PARK CEMETERY
Extended from Grove Park to Grove Park Cemetry

London Bus Routes: Route 284: Grove Park Cemetery - Lewisham Station &emdash; Route 284, Kentish Bus 968, J968JNL, Catford 

25.02.95
BE
6midi
6midi
4midi

Transferred to new base at Bromley (BE)

04.11.95
LM
6midi
6midi
4midi

Allocation moved back to Lewisham (LM)

27.01.96
MB101+
7sd
7sd
6sd
logo Contract reassigned to Metrobus.
Scanned from leaflet dated 27.11.99

17.03.01
TL81+
9SLD
9SLD
6SLD
logo Contract reassigned

LEWISHAM - Lewisham High Street - Rushey Green - Wildfell Road - Brookdale Road - Holbeach Road - Thomas Lane - Catford - Downham Way - Grove Park - Baring Road - Marvels Lane - GROVE PARK CEMETRY
Due to a width restriction in Manwood Road the route was diverted direct to Catford and the withdrawn section covered by Route 584 operated by MB-class Varios until the correct buses could be allocated.

London Bus Routes: Route 284: Grove Park Cemetery - Lewisham Station &emdash; Route 284, Stagecoach London, DM74, S464BWC, Lewisham 

20.10.01
TL81+
9SLD
9SLD
6SLD

LEWISHAM - Ladywell - Ravensbourne Park Catford - Downham Way - Grove Park - Baring Road - Marvels Lane - GROVE PARK CEMETERY
Temporary rerouteing discontinued as width restriction in Manwood Road removed - thus Route 584 withdrawn.

34206
34206 Lewisham
This image is one of 850 which is available for sale as a download
18.03.06
PH211+
9sd
9sd
4sd
logo Contract reassigned to Metrobus using Scania Omnitown single deckers operated from the Polhill depot.

03.06.06
MB211+
9sd
9sd
4sd

Polhill allocation moved to Orpington (MB)

29.03.08
MB211+
9sd
9sd
4sd

Rerouted northbound direct via Baring Road - thus omitting Grove Park Bus Station

19.03.11
MB210+
10sc-sd
9sc-sd
4sc-sd


Contract extended for two years

622
This is part of the Go-Ahead download containing over 1500 images
16.03.13
MB201+
11E200
9E200
5E200

Contract renewal

MB715

715 seen entering Lewisham Bus Station

© Lawrence Living

   
01.05.14
MB201+
11SE
9SE
5SE

London Bus Routes: Route 284: Grove Park Cemetery - Lewisham Station &emdash; Route 284, Metrobus 761, YX13AHK, Catford 


284 map
Extracted from 2014 map drawn by Mike Harris
The Greater London Bus Map

Operating Garages

TL Catford
Changeover point at Catford

LM Deptford ( Dragoon Road Deptford )
Changeover point at Lewisham

BE Bromley
Changeover point at ?

PH Polhill
Changeover point at Lewisham Bus Station

MB Orpington
Changeover point at Lewisham Bus Station

 

 

 

 

 

284 times 284 live 284 stands Tender Specs 284 fares

 

© Ian Armstrong 2017
Date of edit   Friday, 17.11.17