Amersham Old Town- Whielden Street Whielden Street was named after a local land owner, although the road name changed to Union Street when <a href='http://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/722216'>SU9596 : Amersham Old Town: Gilbert Scott Court (1)</a> was built. For many years it was the main A404 road south-west out of Amersham towards High Wycombe. The nearer building with the higher roof is The Saracens Head public house <a title='http://www.thesaracensheadinn.com/' rel='nofollow' href='http://www.thesaracensheadinn.com/'>Link</a><img style='padding-left:2px;' alt='External link' title='External link - shift click to open in new window' src='http://s0.geograph.org.uk/img/external.png' width='10' height='10'/> built in 1538 and a former coaching inn. A snow squall has briefly left a dusting on the roofs.
A413 Amersham Bypass Viewed from The Royle Bridge and looking towards the roundabout at the junction with the A355 Gore Hill.
Hill Avenue, Amersham Looking up the hill from the underground station towards the town centre.
Little Chalfont- Nightingales Corner Community shops on the A404 road.
Whielden Lane Whielden Lane passing below A413 to Amersham Hospital
Amersham, High Street NW view along High Street; Kings Arms Hotel on right.
Chiltern Avenue Amersham health centre is on the right of this photograph
Amersham- A413 Shardeloes roundabout Historically this was the point where the two roads leading west out of Amersham Old Town, the High Street and Back Lane, met on the route to the Missendens. Later the High Street became the A413 and Back Lane became School Lane. Later still the Amersham By-pass was built and became the A413 with this roundabout at its western end, with the High Street becoming declassified.
Market Hall with Clock Tower (1973) Seen from outside the Crown Hotel.
This was a bottleneck on the A413 before Amersham was bypassed.
Chesham Road, Amersham
Sycamore Road, Amersham
Roundabout in Amersham Old Town centre
Looking towards Whielden Street
London Road, Amersham
Sycamore Road, Amersham
Sycamore Road II, Amersham
Ken's Beijing (C) Des Blenkinsopp This is in Station Road, Amersham. The main building would be quite stylish without the shop fronts.
Bin day on Station Road (C) Graham Horn This is within the Chiltern District Council area, the second tier local authority that is responsible for street waste collection. Councils normally ask that the bins are left by the kerbside, as here, and that they must be completely closed, i.e. not overflowing, unlike here. Landfill waste, usually in black bins, is usually collected once every two weeks, with recycling and/or green waste collected during the opposite week.
However it appears that here the collections are on the same day, so we had lorries going in opposite directions causing quite a bottleneck on this busy road. The white lorry, collecting green waste, is operated by a contractor Verdant.
Chesham Bois War Memorial (C) Malc McDonald A war memorial in the village of Chesham Bois in Buckinghamshire.
Stanley Hill at the junction of Woodside... (C) David Howard
Roundabout on Stanley Hill, Amersham (C) David Howard The road on the left goes under the Metropolitan Line railway bridge into town.
Hollow Way Lane, Chesham Bois (C) Malc McDonald
Open Day at Amersham Bus Garage (2) (C) David Hillas This photo shows a collection of buses at the Open Day held at Amersham Bus Garage in May 1985. In the foreground is a Leyland Tiger coach for use on Green Line route 788 (Aylesbury - London via Amersham), long since withdrawn. The bus garage dates from 1935 and was operated by London Transport until the 1st January 1970 when it passed to London Country Bus Services. It closed on the 2nd December 1989 and was subsequently demolished, a petrol station and superstore now occupying the site. Its postcode was HP7 0HE.
Late September in Amersham Old Town... (C) Basher Eyre
Open Day at Amersham Bus Garage (1) (C) David Hillas Taken in May 1985, this photo shows a collection of buses at the Open Day of the London Country bus garage in Broadway. Included in the photo are a Leyland National single-decker, a Green Line Leyland Olympian double-decker and a red & cream open-top double-decker.
Traffic markings in Amersham Old Town... (C) Basher Eyre
Half timbered building in Amersham Old... (C) Basher Eyre