Chislehurst Through Time by The Chislehurst Society

By The Chislehurst Society

The identify Chislehurst actually ability a stony position within the woods. those woods are greatly obvious this present day. Chislehurst is surrounded by way of nationwide belief forest, Scadbury Park and the original significant function of the Chislehurst Commons, that is conserved as open area in perpetuity through Acts of Parliament. The Chislehurst Caves, the place many hundreds of thousands of Londoners sheltered throughout the Blitz of the second one global struggle, also are a key vacationer appeal. the coming of the railway in 1865 sparked the start of a housing growth and the village grew to become domestic to prosperous East India retailers, legal professionals and bankers. Chislehurst has visible switch and improvement around the generations. even though, total, Chislehurst is still a distinct position of particular personality, the place busy commuters benefit from the charms of the Kent nation-state. it truly is, certainly, no usual suburb .

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