Route History

Date
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
at 03.10.34
AE
20NS
19NS
11NS
11ST
 
B
20NS
20NS
19NS

HENDON Bell ( Suns ) - Brent Street - GOLDERS GREEN STATION - Childs Hill - West End Green - West End Lane - Quex Road - Kilburn High Road - Kilburn Park Station - The Chippenham - Prince of Wales - Westbourne Park Station - Pembridge Villas - Notting Hill Gate - Church Street - Kensington High Street - Olympia - North End Road - West Kensington Stn - Fulham Broadway - Harwood Road - WANDSWORTH BRIDGE Tavern

Extracted from 1934 map drawn by Mike Harris
The Greater London Bus Map
02.10.35
AE
20NS
19NS
14NS
 
B
20NS
20NS
13NS
 
F
--
--
14NS

WANDSWORTH BRIDGE Tavern  -  GOLDERS GREEN STATION ( Mon-Sat  )  -  HENDON Bell ( Sundays )
Sunday only Putney Bridge (F) allocation introduced

08.04.36
AE
20NS
19NS
22NS
 
B
20NS
19NS
22NS

WANDSWORTH BRIDGE Tavern  -  GOLDERS GREEN STATION ( Mon-Sat  )  -  HENDON Bell ( Sundays ) 
Sunday only Putney Bridge (F) allocation withdrawn

07.10.36
AE
20NS
19NS
11NS
 
AF
--
--
11NS
 
B
20NS
20NS
19NS

WANDSWORTH BRIDGE Tavern  -  GOLDERS GREEN STATION ( Mon-Sat  )  -  HENDON Bell ( Sundays ) 
Sunday only Chelverton Road (AF) allocation introduced

06.10.37
AE
18STD
17STD
--
 
B
20STL
20STL
19STL
 
W
--
--
10STL
 
X
--
--
9ST

WANDSWORTH BRIDGE Tavern  -  GOLDERS GREEN STATION ( Mon-Sat  )  -  HENDON Bell ( Sundays )
Sunday Hendon (AE) and Chelverton Road (AF) allocations replaced by Cricklewood (W) and Middle Row (X)

04.05.38
AE
18STD
17STD
19STD
 
B
20STL
20STL
20STL

WANDSWORTH BRIDGE Tavern  -  GOLDERS GREEN STATION ( Mon-Sat  )  -  HENDON Bell ( Sundays ) 
Sunday Hendon (AE) allocation reinstated
Sunday  only Cricklewood (W) and Middle Row (X) withdrawn

01.06.38
AE
26STD
17STD+
19STD
      3STD/13
1STD/113
 
 
B
16STL
20STL
20STL

WANDSWORTH BRIDGE Tavern  -  GOLDERS GREEN STATION ( Mon-Sat  )  -  HENDON Bell ( Sundays )  or Brent  -  Neasden  -  Stonebridge Park  -  North Circular Road  - Hanger Lane  -  Western Avenue  -  PARK ROYAL STATION ( Mon-Sat peaks )
Mon-Sat peaks extended from Golders Green to Park Royal Station

16.10.38
AE
26STD
17STD+
19STD
      3STD/13
1STD/113
 
 
AF
16STL
20STL
--
 
B
--
--
11STL
 
X
--
--
9ST

WANDSWORTH BRIDGE Tavern  -  GOLDERS GREEN STATION ( Mon-Sat  )  -  HENDON Bell ( Sundays )   -  PARK ROYAL STATION ( Mon-Sat peaks )
Mon-Sat Battersea (B) allocation replaced by Chelverton Road (AF)
Part of Sunday Battersea (B) allocation moved to Middle Row (X)

09.11.38
AE
26STD
17STD+
19STD
      3STD/13
1STD/113
 
 
AF
12STL
14STL
--
 
B
4STL
6STL
11STL
 
X
--
--
9ST

WANDSWORTH BRIDGE Tavern  -  GOLDERS GREEN STATION ( Mon-Sat  )  -  HENDON Bell ( Sundays )  -  PARK ROYAL STATION ( Mon-Sat peaks )
Mon-Fri Battersea (B) allocation reinstated

03.05.39
AE
26STD
17STD+
--
      3STD/13
1STD/113
 
 
AF
12STL
14STL
--
 
B
4STL
6STL
11STL
 
W
--
--
15STL
 
X
--
--
9STL

WANDSWORTH BRIDGE Tavern  -  GOLDERS GREEN STATION ( Mon-Sat  )  -  HENDON Bell ( Sundays )  -  PARK ROYAL STATION ( Mon-Sat peaks ) 
Sunday Hendon (AE) allocation replaced by Cricklewood (AE)

07.06.39
AF
12STL
13STL
--
 
B
4STL
6STL
11STL
 
W
23STL
18STL+
15STL
      1STL/92  
 
X
--
--
9STL


WANDSWORTH BRIDGE Tavern  -  GOLDERS GREEN STATION ( Mon-Sat  )  -  HENDON Bell ( Sundays ) 
Mon-Sat peaks withdrawn between Golders Green and Park Royal Station

13.12.39
AF
14STL
14STL
8STL
 
X
15ST
15ST
17ST

WANDSWORTH BRIDGE Tavern  -  GOLDERS GREEN STATION ( Mon-Sat  )  -  HENDON Bell ( Sundays ) 
Battersea (B) and Cricklewood (W) allocations withdrawn
Mon-Sat Middle Row (X) introduced
Sunday Chelverton Road (AF) introduced

Taken from March 1940 Red Book
25.09.40
AF
24RT
23RT
6RT
 
X
17STL
9STL
19STL

WANDSWORTH PLAIN  -  GOLDERS GREEN STATION ( Mon-Sat  )  -  HENDON Bell ( Sundays ) 
Extended via Wandsworth Bridge to Wandsworth Plain

02.04.41
AF
22ST
2PROV
23ST
--
 
X
17STL
9STL
25STL

WANDSWORTH PLAIN  -  GOLDERS GREEN STATION ( Mon-Sat  )  -  HENDON Bell ( Sundays )
Sunday Chelverton Road (AF) withdrawn

29.10.41
B
14STL
12STL
8STL
 
X
18STL
20STL
17STL

WANDSWORTH PLAIN  -  GOLDERS GREEN STATION ( Mon-Sat  )  -  HENDON Bell ( Sundays )
Chelverton Road (AF) allocation withdrawn
Daily Battersea (B) reintroduced

25.03.42
B
14STL
12STL
--
 
X
18STL
20STL
20STL

GOLDERS GREEN - WANDSWORTH PLAIN
Withdrawn between Golders Green and Hendon
Sunday Battersea (B) withdrawn

03.06.42
B
14STL
12STL
--
 
X
18STL
18STL
19STL

GOLDERS GREEN - WANDSWORTH PLAIN :- West Hill - Putney Heath - KINGSTON VALE ( Mon-Sat peaks )
Mon-Sat peaks extended from Wandsworth to Kingston Vale

28.10.42
B
14STL
12STL
6STL
 
X
18STL
18STL
13STL

GOLDERS GREEN - WANDSWORTH PLAIN :- KINGSTON VALE ( Mon-Sat peaks )
Sunday Battersea (B) reintroduced

05.07.44
B
15STL
11STL
5STL
 
X
19STL
18STL
4ST
9STL
5ST

GOLDERS GREEN - WANDSWORTH PLAIN :- KINGSTON VALE ( Mon-Sat peaks )
Sunday Battersea (B) reintroduced

Taken from July 1944 Red Book
12.11.47
AF
11RT
13RT
11RT
 
X
26STL
27STL+
18STL
      1STL/7A  

GOLDERS GREEN - WANDSWORTH PLAIN :-- KINGSTON VALE ( Mon-Fri peaks )
Sat peaks withdrawn between Wandsworth and Kingston Vale
Battersea (B) allocation replaced by Chelverton Road (AF)

14.05.52
AF
11RT
17RT
--
 
X
26RT
30RT
23RT
 
WD
--
--
8RTL

GOLDERS GREEN - WANDSWORTH PLAIN :-- KINGSTON VALE ( Mon-Fri peaks )
Sunday Chelverton Road (AF) allocation withdrawn in favour of a WD allocation.
Chelverton Road (AF) gained 11RT on the 37 to compensate.

04.05.55
AF
10RTL
16RTL
--
 
X
25RTL
29RTL
19RTL
 
WD
--
--
10RTL

GOLDERS GREEN - WANDSWORTH PLAIN :-- KINGSTON VALE ( Mon-Fri peaks )
AF & X RT allocations replaced by RTL.

10.12.56
AF
10RTL
16RTL
--
 
X
25RTL
29RTL
13RTL
 
WD
--
--
17RTL

GOLDERS GREEN - WANDSWORTH PLAIN :-- KINGSTON VALE ( Mon-Fri peaks )
Limited stop journeys between Kingston Vale & Wandsworth converted to normal stopping.

Scanned from the April 1958 Red Book. A quick look shows that the Putney (AF) garage journeys left line of route at New Kings Road therefore they probably operated in service to garage via Route 22 and 14
26.11.58
WD
9RTL
18RTL
19RTL
 
X
20RTL
28RTL
11RTL

GOLDERS GREEN STN - WANDSWORTH
Mon-Fri journeys between Wandsworth & Kingston Vale withdrawn
AF allocation withdrawn in favour of daily WD.

Taken from November 1958 Red Book
08.05.63
WD
12RTL
21RTL
20RTL
 
X
19RTL
23RTL
12RTL

GOLDERS GREEN  -  WANDSWORTH PLAIN  -  West Hill  -  Tibbetts Corner  -  PUTNEY HEATH Green Man ( Sunday afts )
Sunday afternoon projections to Putney Heath introduced via Route 168

Taken from July 1964 Red Book
01.01.64
WD
12RTL
21RTL
15RTL
 
X
19RTL
23RTL
11RM

GOLDERS GREEN  -  WANDSWORTH PLAIN  -  West Hill  -  Tibbetts Corner  -  PUTNEY HEATH Green Man ( Sunday afts )
Sunday X RT type replaced by RM

01.11.65
WD
16RTL
22RTL
13RTL
 
X
15RT
23RT
8RM

GOLDERS GREEN  -  WANDSWORTH PLAIN   -  PUTNEY HEATH Green Man ( Sunday afts )
Mon-Fri X RTL allocation replaced by RT

01.10.66
WD
17RT
21RT
12RT
 
X
14RT
20RT
8RM

GOLDERS GREEN  -  WANDSWORTH PLAIN   -  PUTNEY HEATH Green Man ( Sunday afts )
Daily WD allocation replaced by RT.

RT711 West End Lane

© Malcolm Allan

07.09.68
WD
18RT
17RT
12RT
 
X
15RT
16RT
8RM

GOLDERS GREEN  -  WANDSWORTH PLAIN   -  PUTNEY HEATH Green Man ( Sunday afts )
Saturday PVR reduction


18.04.70
WD
16RM+
16RM
1RT
13RM
    2RT/168    
 
X
15RM
16RM
8RM

GOLDERS GREEN  -  WANDSWORTH PLAIN   -  PUTNEY HEATH Green Man ( Sunday afts )
Daily allocation now RM.

RT4188 Golders Green

busmap.co.uk

01.03.75
WD
16RM+
16RM
9RM
    1RT/168    
 
X
16RM
14RM
7RM

GOLDERS GREEN  -  WANDSWORTH PLAIN   -  PUTNEY HEATH Green Man ( Sunday afts )
Daily allocation now RM.

28.10.78
WD1+
14RM
12RM
8RM
 
X71+
13RM
10RM
6RM

GOLDERS GREEN  -  WANDSWORTH PLAIN   -  PUTNEY HEATH Green Man ( Sunday afts )
Busplan 2 ( reductions )

25.04.81
WD1+
15RM
13RM
8RM
 
X71+
11RM
10RM
5RM

WANDSWORTH PLAIN - GOLDERS GREEN STATION
Withdrawn between Wandsworth & Putney Heath

RM519 Chepstow Road

busmap.co.uk

15.08.81
WD1+
15RM
13RM
8RM
 
X71+
11RM
10RM
5RM

WANDSWORTH PLAIN - GOLDERS GREEN STATION
Middle Row garage closed - allocation transferred to Westbourne Park garage.

04.09.82
WD1+
14RM
17RM
8RM
 
X71+
10RM
7RM
4RM

WANDSWORTH Mapleton Road - GOLDERS GREEN STN
Extended in Wandsworth to the Arndale Centre.

21.06.86
WD1+
12RM
11RM
6RM
 
X71+
8RM+
7RM
5RM
    1/Mc/18    

WANDSWORTH Mapleton Road - GOLDERS GREEN STN
Extended in Wandsworth to the Arndale Centre.

11.07.87
X
20RM
18RM
12M

WANDSWORTH Mapleton Road - GOLDERS GREEN STN
Wandsworth garage closed.
Sunday converted to OPO (M)

M1387 Notting Hill Gate

busmap.co.uk

05.11.88
X
20RM
18RML
12M

WANDSWORTH Mapleton Road - GOLDERS GREEN STN
Saturday RM replaced by RML

05.03.89
X
36MA
30MA
17MA

WANDSWORTH Mapleton Road - GOLDERS GREEN STN
Converted to Midibus Operation marketed as 'Gold Arrow

MA100 Golders Green

busmap.co.uk

18.07.92
X
31DW
30DW
17DW

WANDSWORTH Mapleton Road - GOLDERS GREEN STN
MA type replaced by DW

DW105 Westbourne Grove

busmap.co.uk

29.05.99
X
23DM
22DM
17DM


WANDSWORTH Mapleton Road - HARROW ROAD Prince of Wales
Withdrawn between Harrow Road and Golders Green - replaced by Route 328 Golders Green and Chelsea.
Night Route introduced ( N28 )

01.05.04
X
24DM
21DM
18DM

WANDSWORTH Mapleton Road - HARROW ROAD Prince of Wales
Contract renewal

 

DM2266 High Street Kensington

 

05.06.04
X
21VNW
19VNW
14VNW

WANDSWORTH Mapleton Road - HARROW ROAD Prince of Wales
Converted gradually from single deck to low floor double deck

VNW32382
11.02.06
X
23VNW
21VNW
15VNW

WANDSWORTH - Prince of Wales - Harrow Road - Kilburn Lane - Chamberlayne Road - KENSAL RISE STATION
Extended from Prince of Wales to Kensal Rise Station which restored a lost link when Route 46 was withdrawn in 1969.

VNW32392 Pembridge Villas

30.04.11
X
22VNW
21VNW
17VNW

WANDSWORTH  -  KENSAL RISE
Contract renewal

TNA333374 Noting Hill Gate
01.10.11
AS
22VNW
21VNW
17VNW

WANDSWORTH  -  KENSAL RISE 
Allocation moved to new base at Atlas Road - Harlesden (AS)

29.06.13
AS
23VNW
22VNW
17VNW
Contract novated to Tower Transit

29.04.16
AS
23VNW
22VNW
17VNW

WANDSWORTH  -  KENSAL RISE 
Contract renewal

VNW32411 Wandsworth Bridge

© Simon

Taken from 2018 map drawn by Mike Harris
Greater London Bus Map

01.07.17
X
22VNW
21VNW
16VNW

WANDSWORTH  -  KENSAL RISE 
Atlas Road closed operationally, allocation moved to Westboure Park (X)

VH38122 Fulham Broadway

© Eastlondoner

 

Operating Garages

AF Chelverton Road
Changeover point ?

WD Wandsworth
Changeover point outside garage.

X Middle Row
Changeover point outside Westbourne Park Station ( 13 minutes walking time )
Garage journeys leave line of route at Prince Of Wales - Harrow Road observing Route 18 stops and then Ladbroke Grove - Kensal Road to Middle Row.
Blind display to read NORTH KENSINGTON Middle Row

X Westbourne Park
Changeover point outside garage

AS Atlas Road - Harlesden
Changeover point Westbourne Park

B Battersea
Changeover point ?

AE Hendon
Changeover point ?

W Cricklewood
Changeover point ?

F Putney Bridge
Changeover point ?

Live visual

© Ian Armstrong 2020
Date of edit   Monday, 11.01.21