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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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BCS Spring Newsletter!

The Spring BCS newsletter is now available. It’s packed full of new information about Bromley Civic Day on Saturday 17 June, the possibility of bringing back the Broom Day festival and an update on the London Borough of Bromley Local … Continue reading

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Bromley Civic Society: May 2016 Newsletter

The latest BCS newsletter is now available. It contains a range of important local news stories set within the context of the Government’s Housing & Planning Bill which received Royal Assent this month. From a heritage perspective we include a … 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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A look inside the Royal Bell Hotel, Bromley

Peter Martin, Vice Chair Bromley Civic Society, writes about the Royal Bell Hotel. This story appeared in our September newsletter. With thanks to Jo Hone for the photographs. The Royal Bell has stood empty and forlorn now for some 5 … Continue reading

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London Borough of Bromley: Local Plan

Bromley Council will be consulting on its Local Plan in September. This is a crucial tool for guiding development decisions for the Bromley area and anyone interested in being consulted about the Plan should contact the Council at the following … 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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