Route History

Date of introduction
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
16.01.88
BX
6RH/MR
6RH/MR
--

BEXLEYHEATH Shopping Centre  -  Pickford Lane  -  Long Lane  -  LODGE HILL ( Mon-Sat except evenings )
New Mon-Sat route operated by Bexleybus using midibuses and marketed as Bexley Hoppa
This route partly replaced 122 which was withdrawn between Plumstead Garage and Bexleyheath

Operated jointly with Route B12

Scanned from Winter 1988/89 London Bus Map

26.11.88
BX
3RH/MR
3RH/MR
--

BEXLEYHEATH  -  LODGE HILL ( Mon-Sat except evenings )
Joint operation suspended

MR38 Bexleyheath Station

busmap.co.uk


19.01.91
NF
3midi
3midi
--
Contract reassigned

BEXLEYHEATH Shopping Centre  Lodge Hill  -  Okehampton Crescent  -  Brampton Road  - Woolwich Rd  -  New Rd  -  ABBEY WOOD STN ( Mon-Sat except evenings )
Extended from Lodge Hill to Abbey Wood

 

 

Optare Metrorider 886 seen at ?

 

01.04.95
NF
3midi
3midi
--

Extracted from 1995 map 1 drawn by Mike Harris
busmap.co.uk

23.01.99
NF
4sd
4sd
2sd
Contract renewal

BEXLEYHEATH Shopping Centre  -  THAMESMEAD Boiler House
Evening service introduced
Sunday service introduced
Extended from Abbey Wood to Thamesmead
via former Route 177 routeing

 

3135 Bexleyheath Shopping Centre

 


01.03.03
NF
4sd
4sd
2sd

BEXLEYHEATH  -  THAMESMEAD
Rerouted at Abbey Wood via Woolwich Road and New Road instead of direct via Knee Hill ( see map below )


24.01.04
BX221+
7DML
7DML
3DML
Contract reassigned

BEX;EYHEATH GARAGE  -  THAMESMEAD Town Centre
Extended from Bexleyheath Shopping Centre to Bexleyheath Garage
Extended in Thamesmead from Boiler House to Town Centre

 

DML3 Bexleyheath Shopping Centre

 


24.01.09
BX221+
7LDP
7LDP
3LDP
Contract extended for two years

BEXLEYHEATH GARAGE  -  THAMESMEAD Town Centre
Contract extended for tow years

LDP193 Bexleyheath

© Graham Walker


22.01.11
BX221+
7SE
7SE
3SE

BEXLEYHEATH GARAGE  -  THAMESMEAD Town Centre
Contract renewal for 5 years

SE78

© Alisha


Taken from 2014 map drawn by Mike Harris

23.01.16
BX221+
7SE
7SE
3SE

BEXLEYHEATH  -  THAMESMEAD
Contract extended for two years

SE82 Bexleyheath Shopping Centre

© Peter Horrex


20.01.18
BX221+
7SE
7SE
3SE

BEXLEYHEATH  -  THAMESMEAD
Contract renewal

25.01.19
BX221+
7SE
7SE
3SE

BEXLEYHEATH  -  THAMESMEAD
Contract renewal

14.05.22
BX221+
5SE
5SE
3SE

BEXLEYHEATH  - SOUTH THAMESMEAD
Withdrawn between Thamesmead and Yarnton Way/Harrow Manor Way (see route 301 for partial replacement).
Monday to Saturday daytime service reduced from every 15 to every 20 minutes.

Current Blind



B11

 


Garages

BX Bexleyheath
Changeover point at garage

NF Northfleet
Changeover point Shopping Centre

 

 

 

 

 

 

© Ian Armstrong 2022
Date of edit   Thursday, 30.06.22