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Write To Stop Sell-Off of more Public Heritage Open Space

The site is part of the Bishop of Rochester’s Palace Park which is the setting of 6 listed buildings Please write and object to this sale to :David Mark Bowen, Director of Corporate Services, LB Bromley, Stockwell Close, Bromley, BR1 3UH  … Continue reading

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Picture House Opening Date Is Announced

Just in case our readers haven’t already heard, the cinema on the High Street, that has just been converted to a Picture House, has an opening date, Friday 7th June! When visiting our new venue, don’t forget to look for … Continue reading

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Press Release: Bromley High Street could qualify for a share of £44 million

In recognition that HERITAGE IS A TRADING ASSET the government has put forward £44 million for High Streets, like Bromley, that are in Conservation Areas.   Bromley is expected to apply with an ‘Expression of Interest’ by 12 noon 12th … Continue reading

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Don’t Clutter Market Square

Stop cluttering market square with garden shed kiosks, application 19_00241 Continue reading

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Broom time – Heritage Event

The annual flowering of the shrub, from which Bromley takes its name, takes place on Martin’s Hill mid April to the end of May and we recommend all visitors and locals to witness this event of living history so fundamental … Continue reading

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Building works at Churchill Theatre – grey painted concrete instead of Lakeland tiles?

Just to let everybody know about the plans with the lakeland slate tiles that are falling off the cladding on Churchill Theatre: Tony Banfield, our chairman writes: “A planning application has now been lodged by the Council for removal of … Continue reading

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208-214 High Street former Tunnel Shoes – Heritage Buildings

Tunnel Shoes occupy the original 1902 premises of Boots the Chemists. The Art Nouveau wrought iron work in front of the first floor windows is typical of boots in this period and similar work can also be seen in Boots … Continue reading

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Market Square The Old New Townhall – Heritage Buildings

Built, at his own cost, by the new Lord of the Manor, Coles-Child.  The bricks were from his own brickpit, from where Havelock Rec is now:  http://friendsofhavelockrec.org/about-the-brick-pit-of…/. It seems that it was at least 3 different buildings kludged together… most of … Continue reading

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Bromley Town AAP Update 2019

Bromley Town Area Action Plan – update as at March 2019. The AAP was drawn up and adopted by Bromley Council in 2010. The plan identifies the following sites in the Town Centre for development. It has been somewhat modified … Continue reading

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No 123 High Street, Marks and Spencers – Heritage Building Profile

“Wright Brothers’ attractive bow-windowed shop was taken over by a High Street chain store, who a few years ago took great trouble to reproduce in every detail this lovely frontage, when they needed twice the space.  Few shoppers can tell … Continue reading

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