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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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Town Centre Homes Under Threat Of Demolition: Meeting 25 November

The following article has just been published in the November edition of the BCS Newsletter. As most of us are aware, the Council’s Opportunity Site G proposals collapsed spectacularly last year. The Council’s original intention in the Town Centre Area … Continue reading

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Bull Lane allotments designated as Local Green Space

The Bull Lane action group has recently announced the welcome news that the allotments have been designated as Local Green Space. The allotments, in Bull Lane Chislehurst, had recently come under threat of development which would have meant the loss … Continue reading

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Bromley Museum

We reported in our March 2015 newsletter about the planned closure of Bromley Museum and the sale of the Priory buildings in Orpington. Although LB Bromley acknowledge that the museum contains important collections, we understand that the intention is still … Continue reading

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Havelock Recreation Ground

Friends of Havelock have confirmed that Havelock Recreation Ground has been added to LB Bromley’s list of community assets, part of the Government’s Community Right to Bid initiative. Bromley Civic Society is delighted with this news which is the result … Continue reading

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