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Local Plan Sites 4 & 5, 6, 7, 8 and 9.

Sites 4 and 5 are situated just south of the town centre. Site 4 is where the builders merchant intend to open a store. The initial plan was to provide 120 dwellings with 60 on a platform over the store. … Continue reading

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2019 Local Plan Site 3 – Hill Car Park & Adjacent

Redevelopment of the Hill Car park site. entry in the Local Plan: Site Policy: Development for mixed use including retail (150sqm), cultural facilities, car parking for the public and for residential, and 150 residential units. Proposals will be expected to: … Continue reading

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2019 Local Plan Site 2 – Bromley North Station

The Area around Bromley North Station has been on the plans for redevelopment, for at least 10 years. Each new version increases the number of ‘units’ (housing units, in this case flats) that are expected to fit on the site. … Continue reading

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179-183 William Hill formerly Martins Bank – Heritage Building

Designed by the Arts and Crafts architect Ernest Newton (see our page here). The Martins Bank website provides some more pictures of the interior of the building, with an interesting note on the occasion: “For our Bromley Branch features, we … Continue reading

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Market Square Nos 12-13 Cafe Rouge – Heritage Building

Cafe Rouge occupies the first building displaying the transition from a small market town into a Victorian shopping centre. It was built in 1883 by local draper, Herbert Collings, well known for banishing the old system of credit in favour … Continue reading

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BCS and Parks Heritage Walk No.1 Market Square and North High Street

Start at the south side of Market Square, outside Ann Summers. Look at the Primark Extension opposite you: Market Square & Primark Extension Medhursts 1898 building, now Primarks, now walk north a bit towards McDonalds and look to your left: … Continue reading

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Martins Hill and the War Memorial

Martins Hill and War Memorial.
In the early years of the railway, the slopes were noted for the perfusion of broom, and made the hillside appear quite yellow from the train. Continue reading

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Arts and Crafts movement – imitation in the Suburbs

Examples where lower-class housing imitates arts and craft details Continue reading

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2010 Area Action Plan Site L – 1 Westmoreland Rd & BCC

11-storey hotel approved in 2013; permission lapsed and acquired for Education, 11-storey school dismissed on appeal. Continue reading

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2010 Area Action Plan Site K – Westmoreland Place

Approved in 2012 for complex with hotel, multiplex cinema and 200 flats. Continue reading

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