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Bromley Town Centre consultation: Bulletin No.2 –‘Have your say on your Local Area’

At Bromley Civic Society, we think it is important that we all take part in this Consultation.  To assist you in making your contribution we are producing a series of Bulletins on each of the Themes in the Consultation to meet … Continue reading

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Bromley Town Centre consultation: Bulletin No.1 – ‘Quick Feedback’

At Bromley Civic Society, we think it is important that we all take part in this Consultation.  To assist you in making your contribution we are producing a series of Bulletins on each of the Themes in the Consultation to meet … Continue reading

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New Town Centre Planning consultation – How to work the commenting and thumbs up

A quick guide to commenting, or giving a comment a thumbs up: The consultation is divided into 12 categories, so to prevent the old blank-page scare, compose what you want to say, and work out which ‘theme’ it fits in, … Continue reading

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2020 BROOMTIME IN BROMLEY

Here’s the first of the articles from our August 2020 newsletter, the full contents of which, has been sent to members. Please support our work to promote and save our heritage, by joining the town’s civic society – a snip at £10 a … Continue reading

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2020 Online ‘Easter’ Hunt!

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Simpsons Moat

Simpsons Moat, or Palace, was a moated, crenellated manor house at the bottom of Ringers Road. Most of the building had been of Tudor age, dominated by a large chimney. Henry VIII was reputed to have visited. It was later … Continue reading

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Answers to online Family Heritage Treasure Trail

Answers to online edition: Charles Darwin The author H.G. Wells The Old Town Pump Drapers shop (sold cloth by the yard) 1888 (the year Covell & Harris ‘s shop) 1866 (HG Wells was born) ‘Old English’ Arts and Crafts style, … Continue reading

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Family Treasure Hunt Heritage Trail

You can either walk around this trail (which we recommend), or you can look in this website to find the answers! From the start point in The Glades, go out towards the Market Square and turn right to see the … Continue reading

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The Old Bromley Oak

This veteran oak tree (Quercus robur) was reprieved, when the Glades was being built, and still proudly stands at the side of Kentish Way. Originally it grew on the corner of the grounds of the house “Bromley Lodge” and Love … Continue reading

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The Ice Well and Boating House

The original ice well was built in the mid 1700s, when the well-to-do would store ice, collected from marshes around the Thames or even as far as Norway, in the winter, and would be served in the summer. This ice … Continue reading

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