Old London Road

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Old London Road
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Former name(s)Hastings Hill, London Road


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Was originally known as Hastings Hill, or London Road, this being the main means of road transport in and out of the town. Renamed to Old London Road to distinguish it from the London Road in St Leonards. The road was renumbered in 1934.[1]The elm trees at the foot of the hill were originally planted by John Collier (1685-1760).

  1. Hastings & St Leonards Observer 12 May 1934 pg. 16