Ian Armstrong's London Bus Routes
histories of many of London's red bus routes.
London Bus Museum
, home of a
great collection of former London Transport vehicles and
contributor of three buses to the Easter Sunday operation.
site has pictures including Peter Newman's
photos of the last day of the 178.
displayed photographs of the area on route 38
Routemasters in October 2005.
Diamond Geezer's London blog
has plenty of
relevant stuff on the area - explore.
The history site, British-History
has detailed background on the buildings of the area.