30 July 2006 CelebrationsThis is the date that 100 years ago the extension of Hastings Tramways into Bexhill and Cooden opened. We celebrated this by having a bus run from the Bexhill Yacht Club to the Cooden Beach Hotel. At the front of the procession was a ½ scale tram built by club member Nigel Chapman. At the Cooden Beach Hotel the Mayor of Bexhill unveiled a commemorative painting by Mike Turner and a plaque. Below is an approximate time guide of the day's events
- From 11am The vehicles gathered at the Bexhill Yacht Club in Bexhill
- 12noon The bus run started at Bexhill Yacht Club in Bexhill. From here it traveled along to the Cooden Beach Hotel in Cooden.
- 12.30pm The buses arrived at the Cooden Beach Hotel.
- 1.00pm The Mayor of Bexhill unveiled a commemorative painting by Mike Turner and a plaque in the Cooden Beach Hotel.
Click on the link below to see what Rother District Council is saying about the day. www.rother.gov.uk To view some photos of the event, click on the link below. 2006 Photo Archive