Route History

Route 1 fares

Date of introduction
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Mon-Fri
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Sun
07.09.68
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CHINGFORD STATION - (Mon-Fri peak journys) Station Road - Kings Road - Friday Hill - CHINGFORD HATCH - Hatch Lane - Larkshall Road - Highams Park - Wood Street - Shernhall Street - Lea Bridge Road - Bakers Arms - High Road Leyton - Hainault Road - Fairlop Road - Leytonstone Stn - Grove Green Road - Church Lane - Green Man - Wanstead Station - Hermon eHill - South Woodford - Chigwell Road - Woodford Bridge - Chigwell Road - CHIGWELL STN - Chigwell Rise - Roding Lane - BUCKHURST HILL STN (Mon-Fri peaks)

12.04.69
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All journeys towards Chigwell diverted at Woodford Bridge via Manor Road and Hainault Road thus creating a one way loop.

235 map
Extracted from 1970 map drawn by Mike Harris
The Greater London Bus Map

31.01.76
T1+
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CHINGFORD STN (Mon-Fri peak jnys) - CHINGFORD HATCH - CHIGWELL Grange Farm or BUCKHURST HILL STN (Mon-Fri peaks)
Journeys previously terminating at Chigwell Station extended via Chigwell Road to Grange farm Camping Centre.
Chigwell loop via Manor Road discontinued with buses running in both directions via Manor Road.
Mon-Fri peak journeys to Buckhurst Hill retained but service to Grange Farm suspended during these periods

10.04.76
T1+
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CHINGFORD STATION (Mon-Fri peak jnys) - CHINGFORD HATCH - CHIGWELL Grange Farm or BUCKHURST HILL STN (Mon-Fri peaks) or Chigwell Road - Abridge - Abridge Road - Coppice Row - THEYDON BOIS GREEN (MS journeys)
Some Grange Farm journeys extended via Abridge to THEYDON BOIS GREEN to part compensate for withdrawn 167A.

07.08.76
T1+
21MB/SM
13MB/SM
6MB/SM

CHINGFORD STATION (Mon-Fri peak journeys) - CHINGFORD HATCH - CHIGWELL Grange Farm or CLAYBURY HOSPITAL or BUCKHURST HILL STN (Mon-Fri peaks) or THEYDON BOIS GREEN (MS journeys)
Journeys previously terminating at Woodford Bridge extended via Cross Road (return via Manor Road) then private Road to CLAYBURY HOSPITAL .

SM12

SM12 Theydon Bois stand

This image available on the
Single Deck download

20.08.78
T1+
21SM
15SM
7SM

CHINGFORD STN (Mon-Fri peak jnys/Suns) - CHINGFORD HATCH (MS) - CHIGWELL Grange Farm or CLAYBURY HOSPITAL or BUCKHURST HILL STN (Mon-Fri peaks) or THEYDON BOIS GREEN (MS journeys)
Sunday extended from Chingford Hatch to Chingford Station and half the service diverted to Claybury Hospital.

Extracted from 1978 map which is available for sale
Bus Maps for sale
31.03.79
T1+
21SM
15SM
7SM

CHINGFORD STATION (Mon-Fri peak jnys/Suns) - CHINGFORD HATCH (MS) - CHIGWELL Grange Farm or CLAYBURY HOSPITAL
Withdrawn between Chigwell and Buckhurst Hill / Theydon Bois.

07.04.79
T1+
19LS
15LS
7LS

Converted to Leyland National operation.

31.01.81
T1+
5LS
5LS
4LS

CHINGFORD MOUNT - Chingford Hatch - Highams Park - Wood Street - Leyton - LEYTONSTONE STATION
Withdrawn between Leytonstone and Chigwell and rerouted at Chingford Hatch to CHINGFORD MOUNT - withdrawn section replaced by new 206.

24.04.82
T1+
11LS
7LS
4LS

CHINGFORD MOUNT - Chingford Hatch - Highams Park - Wood Street - Leyton - Leytonstone - Wanstead - Snaresbrook - Woodford - WOODFORD WELLS
Extended from Leytonstone to Woodford Wells via Leytonstone - Wanstead - Snaresbrook - Woodford - replacing part of withdrawn 20A

27.04.85
T1+
11LS
7LS
4LS

CHINGFORD MOUNT - Chingford Hatch - Highams Park - Wood Street - Leyton - Leytonstone - Wanstead - Snaresbrook Stn - Hermon Hill - - George Lane - The Viaduct - South Woodford - The Viaduct - Woodford - WOODFORD WELLS
Rerouted between Wanstead and Woodford via Hermon Hill instead of diret via Hollybush Hill

24.05.86
T1+
11LS
7LS
6LS

CHINGFORD MOUNT - WOODFORD WELLS (MS) Whitehall Road - Chingford Station - Kings Head Hill - Sewardstone Road - YARDLEY LANE ESTATE (Suns)
Sunday extended from Woodford Wells to Chingford Station via Route 179 and then part of withdrawn section of Route 242.

06.06.87
T1+
10LS
7LS
5LS

CHINGFORD MOUNT - WOODFORD WELLS (except evenings)
Withdrawn between Woodford Wells and Yardely Lane Estate - Chingford Station to Yardley Lane Estate section replaced by Sunday introduction of Route 179A.

06.03.89
LEYTONSTONE STN - WOODFORD WELLS (Mon-Fri one SD only journey in each direction)
Withdrawn between Leytonstone and Chingford Mount and reduced to one SDO journey in each direction - Sat & Sun withdrawn. Most of operation transferred to Route W13.
Converted to double deck operation.
Operated by EASTERN NATIONAL

29.09.90
Contract reassigned to THAMESWAY

235 book
 

09.03.92
Contract reassigned to GREY GREEN

1992
 

26.07.96
Last day of operation.

Operating Garages

T Leyton
Changeover point at garage.