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Archive: 2012, January: Site L– Plans for ex-DHSS building, Bromley South

25th January 2012: Site L– Plans for ex-DHSS building, Bromley South A small public exhibition of Telereal Trillium’s proposal to develop the former DHSS site. This is a mixed development to provide a hotel, apartments and retail and will involve … Continue reading

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Archive: 2012, January: Big screen dream part of £80m town development

11th January 2012: Big screen dream part of £80m town development Tony Banfield comments adversely, in today’s News Shopper article on Cathedral Group’s 24 storey tower development in Westmoreland Road (Site K). Also known as Bromley South Central. In same … Continue reading

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Archive: 2011 July: Site K: Westmoreland Road Car Park

July 2011: Site K: Westmoreland Road Car Park The developer (Cathedral Group) outlined very sketchy plans of their proposed development in a container outside the Churchill Theatre. Our society have raised severe concerns about these plans particularly the height of … Continue reading

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Archive: 2013, Aug: 111 High Street, Bromley, shopfront

28th August 2013 BCS opposes the planning application, reference 13/02630, to fit a new unsympathetic shop front to this historic building.

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The (not) Protected View from Queens Mead and S2 /Churchill Quarter Developments

The view of the town centre – or rather the trees – from Queens Mead and the railway line, is protected. Two developments will ruin this view : the S2 application to put 16 storeys in place of the former … Continue reading

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Beckenham Library – outline approved despite Conservation Area

Like the sale of Civic Centre land the Council’s proposed demolition of the Beckenham Library for a block of flats is another example of the Council flouting its own heritage protection policies in a misguided attempt to meet housing targets.  … Continue reading

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Robert Dyas – a surprise Bromley resident

It has been good to welcome a branch of Robert Dyas now open in Bromley High Street and even more so since it has been discovered by staff at the Local Studies Library that Robert Dyas lived for the last … Continue reading

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2019 Christmas Lights In Bromley

This year, some of our heritage buildings have been flood lit on High Street, and it is well worth taking a trip in to look around them. The installation is by BID/Your Bromley, and Workmen have been busy installing the … Continue reading

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The Glades

Bromley built the Glades in the 1980s, demolishing houses, the non-conformist church, and shops to make way for it. They sold part of Queen Gardens so that the remanent was blocked off from Market Square. The new bypass curved round … Continue reading

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147-149 & 151-153 High Street: Demolished – The White Hart Inn

This building had a long history and this post is only a summary. The White Hart is the badge of king Richard II who reigned from 1377-99, so it is thought that there has been an Inn or public house … Continue reading

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