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

Part of the allocation book library which is for sale
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 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

 

Bus Photos for sale

 

14.07.90
TL101+
2MR
2MR
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LEWISHAM Bus Station - GROVE PARK STATION ( Mon-Sat )
Sunday service withdrawn.

26.04.91
Last day of operation -

08.10.94
TL51+
2MR
2MR
--
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 )

Part of the allocation book library which is for sale
Allocation Books
11.11.95
TL51+
2sd
2sd
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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 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
Contract reassigned

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

Bus Photos for sale

14.01.12
TL51+
7SE
7SE
6SE
Contract renewal

03.05.14
TL51+
7SE
7SE
6SE

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

LEWISHAM Tesco  - PETTS WOOD STATION
Contract renewal with new MMC Enviro singe deckers

 

MMC 36623 SN66 WMU on route 273, 12th March 2017.

 

© TomG.2017.

 

 


Operating Garages

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

Y Orpington
Changeover point ?