The planning application for the “Churchill Quarter” development in Bromley town centre has now been submitted (planning reference: 18/02181).
The development, adjacent to library gardens, is a co-development with the Council providing the land and Countryside Properties responsible for building and operations.
Before and after images showing the effect of the development can be seen on the right.
Objections to this development should be submitted as soon as possible.
Please see our flyer for further details.
Civic Day, with the slogan “I care about where I live”, is a nationwide event organised by Civic Voice (formerly the Civic Trust). Bromley Civic Society is contributing to Civic Day by staging four heritage walks around Bromley Town Centre on Saturday 16th June.
All four walks are free and each will take about 90 mins. They will start and finish in The Glades at the north end upper level near Boots. We will have a display there about the heritage of Bromley and more details about the work of the Bromley Civic Society.
The idea is to engage and inform visitors about the town’s rich heritage of architecture and green spaces and the stories that can be told about the characters that lived there in the past. People coming on the walks will be encouraged to look up and see details of buildings they may not have noticed before although they may have walked past them many times.
If residents and visitors know more about their local environment and the history that shaped it, they are more likely to end the day by saying “I care about where I live”!
The four walks are:
9:30am Bromley Palace and Park
12:00pm Bromley’s Green Spaces, Parks and Gardens
2:00pm Victorian Bromley (Arts and Crafts, HG Wells)
4:00pm Pathways of the Past
For more details about the walks, please see our flyer for the day.
Yes it’s that time of year again and it’s been a pretty busy one for the Town in terms of proposed redevelopment and, occasionally, some welcome Conservation initiatives. Do come and join us to find out more and give us your thoughts.
Date: Thursday 7th June, 7.30pm
Bromley Parish Church Rooms, Church Road, Bromley
Welcome from the Chairman
Review of the past year &; discussion
Election of officers
Short refreshment break
More refreshments and social
Bromley Civic Society has been fortunate enough to secure a meeting with the new owners of the Royal Bell Hotel, High Street, Bromley.
They will be hosting a special members only meeting at the Bell on Saturday 28th April at 10.30am where there will be a chance to see proposed plans for the development of the hotel.
Places are limited and booking for this event is essential by emailing email@example.com
Come along to a BCS led heritage walk to Bromley & Sheppard’s colleges and Victorian Bromley North.
Saturday 14 April 2018 at 10.30am
Meet outside the Railway Tavern opposite Bromley North station.Walk will last approximately 90 minutes.
See flyer for more details.
Back by popular demand, Bromley Civic Society will once again be leading a tour of Bromley’s murky past with tales of ghosts, murder, political intrigue and execution!!
The Ghost walk will take place on Saturday 24 February at 6.30pm.
Meet outside Belgo in Queens Gardens from 6.15pm for a 6.30 start.
Please see our flyer for more details.
Join us on the BCS ghost walk and hear stories from Bromley’s murky past with tales of ghosts, murder, political intrigue and execution!
Date: Saturday 25 November 2017: 4.45pm for a 5.00pm start
Meet outside Belgo in Queen’s Gardens by the north entrance to the Glades.
Please see flyer for more details.
A second consultation on the Council’s Library Gardens/Ethelbert Close development (Churchill Quarter) will now take place in the Wells Room at the Churchill Theatre on the following dates:
Thursday 16 Nov: 2.00-7.00pm
Friday 17 Nov: Midday – 5.00pm
Saturday 18 Nov: 10.00am-2.00pm
Please see flyer for full details.
Bromley Civic Society will be leading a heritage walk around the 17th century, Grade 1 listed, Bromley & Sheppard’s Colleges on Saturday 28 October.
Please meet at 10.30am outside the Railway Tavern (opposite Bromley North Station).
The walk will be free and last approximately 90 minutes.
For further information please see our flyer.