Archive for the ‘Timeline’ Category

Help us to create a timeline of the Broadway’s history from 1912-2012 by suggesting an item to go on it. All you need to do is nominate a date plus an event, character, location, shop or personal experience appropriate to that date.

To make a start: on 10 February 1989 the historic Market House, located next to the Clock Tower, was gutted in a mystery blaze. It was at the time owned by Bexley Council and leased to a tiling supplier, Mr Discount. It was one of Bexleyheath’s oldest buildings, dating back to around 1831. It had served as a grocer’s premises, Congregationalist Sunday School, mineral water factory and motor service station. [Sidcup Times, 23 February 1989]


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