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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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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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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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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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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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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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