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London’s red buses from 1950s to 1980s pictured in East London

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Dagenham Heathways, 1960s

If you had been requested to title the three strategies of transport synonymous with London the probabilities are you’ll decide a black cab, the Underground and a red bus.

Here there are 9 photos of the latter which were shared in one of many Guardian’s nostalgia Facebook teams, ‘Why We Love East London – Memories’, by member Len Mclondon.

Len’s photos, which had been taken from the 1950s to the 1980s in Leyton, Walthamstow and additional afield, present not solely how buses advanced by means of the the years, but additionally supply an glimpse into how the areas they served seemed again then. You can scroll by means of them beneath.

If you grew up in East London and have an interest in sharing your photos and reminiscences from that point, you may ask to be part of ‘Why We love East London – Memories’ at www.fb.com/teams/eastlondonnostalgia/

Dagenham Heathways, Sixties

Hoe Street, 1980

Hoe Street, 1980

Leyton Green, 1980

Leyton Green, 1980

Leyton, 1977

Leyton, 1977

Leyton, 1971

Leyton, 1971

Silvertown, 1959

Silvertown, 1959

Wathamstow, 1980

Wathamstow, 1980

West Ham Garage, 1977

West Ham Garage, 1977