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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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BCS latest newsletter

Our latest newsletter is now available and includes stories about the destruction of the Italian Gardens, future “improvement” to the high street, and the meeting between BCS and council officers about Site G.  

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Site G

Community Meeting about plans for the major development in the Town Centre (Site G) on Tuesday 20th May at 7.30pm in Bromley Town Church, Ethelbert Road. Organised by Friends of Community G and Bromley Civic Society, this was a chance … Continue reading

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Queen’s Garden

We have submitted a formal complaint to Bromley Council regarding the decision to sell part of this public park for development of 5 restaurants. We have received a response from the Council’s Chief Executive and are currently considering how to … Continue reading

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