Author Archives: Tim Hayward

HG Wells walk and Royal Bell Opening: Sat 21 September

It’s Bertie’s birthday next Saturday!  Join us for the annual HG Wells walk on the 153rd anniversary of his birth in Bromley. Hear how he describes Victorian Bromley as it grew from market town to London suburb. We start at 10:30am … Continue reading

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Heritage Open Days: 14 Sept

For the 2019 Heritage Open Day, Bromley Civic Society will be leading three walks that explore historic Bromley: 1.Saturday 14th September: 10.00am Bromley Palace and Park Meeting time and place: 10am, at Stockwell Close (off Kentish Way), close to Bromley … Continue reading

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Civic Day: Two heritage walks & family trail

On Saturday 22nd June 2019 (National Civic Day) Bromley Civic Society are organising two heritage walks around Bromley Town Centre and also a family heritage ‘Treasure’ trail. See our flyer. The walks start and finish in The Glades (north end … Continue reading

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BCS talk: From the Vestry to the Palace – Thurs 21 March

This talk will cover the story of local government in Bromley; the buildings, the architecture and what the future might hold. The talk will take place at the Parish rooms, Church Road, Bromley BR2 0EG Thursday 21 March 2019 at … Continue reading

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Historic Architecture Talk on February 28th: Venue Change

Please note that the venue for Benedict O’Looney’s talk on historic architecture in south London has been changed to the Small Hall, Bromley Central Library (see below). Benedict will also speak about progress with the current plan to restore the … Continue reading

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BCS Newletter and February talk

The latest BCS newsletter was published before Christmas containing all the latest information about town centre planning and other important issues. One important story concerns the approval given for the revised planning application for the Royal Bell hotel on 13 … Continue reading

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Halloween Ghost Walk!!

Bromley Civic Society will be leading a ghost walk this Halloween, Wednesday 31 October. Find out about Bromley’s murky past with tales of ghosts, murder, political intrigue and execution !!!!! Meet at Belgo in Queen’s Garden beside the north entrance … Continue reading

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Three Heritage open day walks: September 2018

Bromley Civic Society will be leading three of its popular heritage walks during September to celebrate open day 17th century Bromley and Sheppard’s Colleges The 17th century Grade 1 listed, Wren inspired buildings form a quiet oasis in Bromley North. … Continue reading

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London Forum

Bromley Civic Society is a member of The London Forum which works to protect and improve the quality of life in London. It is a most influential body with input into Government and London Plan policy. Take a look at … Continue reading

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Churchill Quarter Planning Application

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 … Continue reading

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