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The Loop

Sky, roofs, aerials

There are three railway lines that run through Greenwich and Bexley Boroughs. Each runs east to west, or west to east, if you prefer. They run parallel, near enough – the Greenwich line to the north, Bexleyheath line in the middle, and the Sidcup line to the south. So, it isn’t that easy travelling north to south, at least if you wish to go by train.  Read the rest of this entry »

Bexley in happier times

My post last week about Bexley Borough’s proposed closure of 27 open spaces has got many more views than I’d ever expected it would get. It turns out a council planning to close parks isn’t just a ‘hyperlocal‘ issue. In the current financial and political climate it is a warning sign that this could happen anywhere. Read the rest of this entry »

Every Beer Has Its Place: The Rise of Bexley Brewery

Bexley Brewery

So, bear with me while I start with a little history lesson. The beer will follow. Read the rest of this entry »

The death of Barnehurst Cathedral

It is not actually a cathedral. It is not even a church. It is a purely secular building. It is not even officially called a ‘cathedral’. That is just a colloquial term for such buildings. It is a railway substation. Although it is not actually that. It stopped being a substation around 1970. It became a track paralleling hut, a TP Hut. And it is not even a TP Hut now. It is an empty structure. It will not be an empty structure much longer. Barnehurst Cathedral is in the process of being demolished. Read the rest of this entry »