Bickley is a very popular residential area, well known for its large and expensive houses. It lies between Bromley to the west, Chislehurst to the north-east and Petts Wood to the south-east. It is unusual in that for a well known location with its own railway station, its only shops are a very useful local parade at the junction of The Fairway and Southborough Lane. Bickley station earned the dubious honour of being proclaimed the most vandalised station in England; incidents soared from three in 2001 to 87 in 2006, a rise of 2800%, according to the Daily Mail.
John H. Bickley Jr.: 1929 - 2007: Prosecutor took on mobstersHe often recalled his early years as an assistant U.S. attorney who went head-to-head in court with a Chicago syndicate boss.
Mar 01, 2007; Byline: Trevor Jensen Mar. 1--As a young assistant U.S. attorney, John H. Bickley Jr. faced down one of Chicago's top...