Heritage Buildings: Lower High Street: The Broadway

When the railway came to Bromley in 1850s, this area was fields. Then a series of villas, making use of the new station and views over the valley, were built along the road. When this was changed to become shops and commercial buildings, it was renamed to the ‘Broadway’, and the sign can still be seen just up hill from Bromley South.

  • brick 4-storey 1890s town houses with dutch gables

    Heritage Buildings of the Upper/North High Street

    This is the oldest section of the High Street, and has buildings that survive from the 1700s. The town is very fortunate that there we have a fine collection of Victorian and Arts and Craft era buildings in this part of our High Street.
  • Market Square

    The market square dates from medieval times, when Bromley was granted a market charter.
  • Heritage Buildings of the Broadway High Street

    When the railway came to Bromley in 1850s, this area was fields. Then a series of villas, making use of the new station and views over the valley, were built along the road. When this was changed to become shops and commercial buildings, it was renamed to the ‘Broadway’, and the sign can still be…
  • Arts And Crafts movement in Bromley

    Bromley features some particularly fine examples of buidlings from the Arts and Crafts movement. Fine Paregetting on the bay window of the Royal Bell “The Arts & Crafts, emerging as the artistic and cultural arm of a new social and political awakening toward the end of the 19th century… This arm held out, through the…