Category Archives: Campaigns

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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Don’t Clutter Market Square

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

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Press Release – 20-storey Tower over former Maplins at 66-70 High Street

BROMLEY CIVIC SOCIETY Press Release 20 storey tower proposed on the site of the former Maplins store Like circling vultures waiting to pick the bones of our historic old town developers are being lured by the Council’s ill-conceived Masterplan and … 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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Churchill Quarter Consultation

A second consultation on the Council’s Library Gardens/Ethelbert Close development (Churchill Quarter) will now take place in the Wells Room at the Churchill Theatre on the following dates: Thursday 16 Nov: 2.00-7.00pm Friday 17 Nov: Midday – 5.00pm Saturday 18 … Continue reading

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Important Planning Developments in Bromley Town Centre

Bromley Civic Society would like to make local residents and businesses aware of current proposals that we believe will have a significant impact on the future face of Bromley town centre. There will be a consultation on proposals for designated … Continue reading

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Proposed Development of Library Gardens, Bromley

BCS are keen to bring to the attention of residents, businesses and customers of Bromley town centre, the proposed development of Library Gardens. This land was given to the people of Bromley in the will of Emily Dowling in 1900 … Continue reading

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Orpington Priory Community Hub

BCS has reported recently on progress made by the Orpington Priory Community Hub to save the Priory building for local people. OPCH has produced the following leaflet to help publicise the work of the group and to encourage anyone interested … Continue reading

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Balmoral Avenue, Beckenham: Concern about top down imposition of education facility on local community

In October 2015 the Department of Education, through the Education Funding Agency (EFA), spent £13.4 million on purchasing the former South Suburban Co-op sports ground in Balmoral Avenue, Beckenham. This they have given to the Trust “Education for the 21st … Continue reading

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Orpington Priory Regeneration Project: Meeting 10 December

Bromley Civic Society commented in June about the sad fate of Bromley’s Museum and the Orpington Priory buildings in which it was based. The Council has decided that the Priory is surplus to its requirements and the fate of the … Continue reading

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