Thursday, 23 March 2017

409 Bus

An illustration from outside the Godstone Bus Garage in 1966 -  Many Purley boys and girls used this service.

The Old Surrey Hounds Pub is now long demolished. This was a Friary Meux house with two bars but which sold Ind Coope bitter direct from casks behind the bar. Around 1990 it became free trade and was renamed the Old Surrey, but demolished in 1995. The site is now housing.

1 comment:

JFM said...

This was still a regular scene in 1981 when I bought my first house - set back from the road to the right of the bus stop. The bus garage itself is out of view behind the bus, but was still there in 1986 when I moved up north - I think that too is now housing.

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