High Street

Laying of the Foundation Stone for the Downley War Memorial Hall

The Golf Links Public House

The Golf Links public house closed in 1935, and the Bricklayers Arms moved to its present location from the junction of High Street and Plomer Green Lane in 1934.

The Downley War Memorial Hall.

The Downley War Memorial hall was completed in 1924, with the plaque listing those men fallen in the Great War added in the late 1920s. The barns of Downley Farm can be seen, in the distance, on the left of the photo.

The Bricklayers Arms

The original location of the Bricklayers Arms was at the junction of High Street and Plomer Green Lane.

The Golf Links public house.

Just visible, in the immediate foreground on the LHS, is the entrance to Chapel Street.

Early 1960s
The junction of High Street and Chapel Street.

Spicer’s subsequently relocated to Littleworth Road near to the junction with Plomer Green Lane.

Early 1960s
Thames Valley Traction Company bus outside the Bricklayer’s Arms

Thames Valley Traction Company acquired the route from the Chiltern Bus Company of Lane End in May 1936 and registered it as Route 35 – High Wycombe Station to Downley Village Hall or Downley Smithy.

The closure of the third and last (to date) Downley Post Office.