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Have your say: Email or Drop In and stop our Parkland becoming housing

Help stop our parkland being built on: Email  David Berger at the Council – david.berger@bromley.gov.uk and go to the Ward Councillors Drop In (7.30pm on 10th September at the Civic Centre). The Town Ward Councillors describe it as selling derelict … Continue reading

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Drop In announced for Park Sale

Drop in event for the sale of part of our Palace Park: 7.30pm on 10th September at the Civic Centre. But, this sale is being described as the disposal of derelict buildings, (it contains 2 caltrop shaped buildings that the council has allowed to deteriorate) in this part of the palace gardens. Continue reading

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Picturehouse is new home for rescued Art Deco Screens

BCS Chairman, Tony Banfield, says: “Look out in the new Picturehouse Cafe for the Art Deco screens from the former Co-op in Widmore Road. This was a fine building from the same date as the Picturehouse which the Council acquired … Continue reading

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Proposals for Old Town Hall, from the new owners

Old Town Hall Our initial thoughts are that although the leaflet contains precious little detail the proposals look promising.  74,000 sq ft of serviced offices is proposed for the both the 1907 town hall and the 1939 ‘extension’.  The hotel … Continue reading

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Picture Perfect Day, our heritage walks, in the words of a lady on the street…

A Picture Perfect Day On Saturday 22nd June I lined up outside Boots in The Glades more out of curiosity than anything else, as a lifelong resident of the borough of Bromley I figured there wasn’t much I didn’t already … Continue reading

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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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