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Comments on the Supplementary Planning Document consultation

This summer the council has run a consultation to decide whether to issue supplementary planning guidance for Bromley and Orpington town centres. The consultation was run by Commonplace and closed 5th October 2020. You can view the comments people made by … Continue reading

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Supplementary Planning Document consultation: ‘The Future of Bromley Town Centre’

This summer the council had a consultation for drawing up a supplementary planning documents for Bromley (and Orpington) town centres.
These guidelines could determine the appearance and height of future developments. Continue reading

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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!

Do the 2020 Bromley Civic Society Website Easter Egg Hunt! Continue reading

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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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