A Bromley family whose ‘beloved’ cat went missing for two weeks has thanked News Shopper for its help in finding her.Tifa, a six-year-old tabby cat, went missing from Turpington Lane, Bromley, on July 4 to the utter dismay of the Lahouag family.
It is situated 9.4 miles (15.1 km) east of Charing Cross, and includes a group of disparate developments, mainly social housing, built from the mid-1960s onwards, mostly on former marshland on the south bank of the River Thames, between the established towns of Woolwich and Belvedere.
Much of this canal has been filled in, but part remains in Thamesmead West and is now called the Broadwater.
Thamesmead as it is now was built at the end of the 1960s.
After World War I, Bexley Urban District Council built over 400 houses north of the railway.
Later, when the Danson estate was sold to developers, the land to the south was opened up to suburban sprawl and the settlement incorporated the local parishes of St Michael's East Wickham and St Johns Welling The area was part of the Municipal Borough of Bexley in the administrative county of Kent until, in 1965, the borough was abolished under the London Government Act 1963 and its area transferred to Greater London to form part of the present-day London Borough of Bexley.