London Buses route 365 is a Transport for London contracted bus route in London, England. Running between Orchard Village and Havering Park, it is operated by Stagecoach London.


Route 365 commenced operating on 24 September 1988 and provided a service between Wennington Waggon & Horses and Havering Park Hunters Grove via Wennington Road - Rainham Broadway - Rainham Road - Cherry Tree Lane (garage journeys) - Mardyke Estate - Frederick Road - New Road - Cherry Tree Lane - Southend Road - Mungo Park Road - Elm Park Station - Abbs Cross Road - Hornchurch Road - Roneo Corner - Romford Station - Romford Market - North Street - Romford Parkside Hotel - Collier Row Lane - Collier Row - Clockhouse Lane. The route was initially operated by Ensignbus from their Purfleet (PT) garage using MK2 MCW Metrobuses. The route was introduced to replace the Mardyke Estate section of Route 165.

On 29 December 1990, the route was included in the sale of the business to Capital Citybus.

On 14 September 1991, the route was retained by Capital Citybus and was withdrawn between Wennington and Mardyke Estate.

On 28 September 1996, the route was retained by Capital Citybus.

On 8 July 1998, the route was included in the sale of Capital Citybus to First London.

On 20 September 2001, the route was retained by First London and was converted to low floor operation using Plaxton President bodied Dennis Tridents.

On 27 September 2008, the route was retained by First London with brand new Alexander Dennis Enviro 400s introduced and was converted to 24 hour service.

On 28 September 2013, the route passed to Stagecoach London operating from their two garages: The daytime service operates from their Rainham (RM) garage and the night time service operates from Romford (NS) garage using Alexander Dennis Enviro 400s, Alexander ALX400 bodied Dennis Tridents and Scania OmniCitys.

Current routeEdit

  • Orchard Village Lower Mardyke Avenue/New Road
  • South Hornchurch
  • Elm Park Station
  • Hornchurch
  • Queen's Hospital
  • Romford Station
  • Collier Row
  • Havering Park Hunters Grove

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