Category Archives: BCS news

Online HG Wells Tour: Saturday 19 September 10.30am

Join us for an online tour of HG Wells’ Bromley A video tour around Victorian Bromley where HG Wells (Bertie) grew up. Members of Bromley Civic Society, dressed in period costume, will speak the words from his Autobiography where he … Continue reading

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Join BCS (and calling all existing members!)

If you care about Bromley and its heritage and green spaces, please support us by joining the Society. Membership per household is only £10 per year. Continue reading

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The (not) Protected View from Queens Mead and S2 /Churchill Quarter Developments

The view of the town centre – or rather the trees – from Queens Mead and the railway line, is protected. Two developments will ruin this view : the S2 application to put 16 storeys in place of the former … Continue reading

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HG Wells walk and Royal Bell Opening: Sat 21 September

It’s Bertie’s birthday next Saturday!  Join us for the annual HG Wells walk on the 153rd anniversary of his birth in Bromley. Hear how he describes Victorian Bromley as it grew from market town to London suburb. We start at 10:30am … Continue reading

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Half Term fun! Do our new Family Heritage Trail !

Have the most amazing time this half term! Do our new family Heritage Treasure Trail around our historic buildings in central Bromley. No booking required, find us in the Local Studies Centre on the 2nd floor of Bromley Central Library … Continue reading

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Press Release – 20-storey Tower over former Maplins at 66-70 High Street

BROMLEY CIVIC SOCIETY Press Release S2 Estates have put in an application for a 20 storey tower on the site of the former Maplins store.  Their supporting statement said that it felt it would help locals find the High Street. … Continue reading

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Churchill Quarter Planning Application

The planning application for the “Churchill Quarter” development in Bromley town centre has now been submitted (planning reference: 18/02181). The development, adjacent to library gardens, is a co-development with the Council providing the land and Countryside Properties responsible for building … Continue reading

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Four Heritage Walks for Civic Day: Saturday 16 June

Civic Day, with the slogan “I care about where I live”, is a nationwide event organised by Civic Voice (formerly the Civic Trust). Bromley Civic Society is contributing to Civic Day by staging four heritage walks around Bromley Town Centre … Continue reading

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Bromley Civic Society 2018 AGM: save the date!

Yes it’s that time of year again and it’s been a pretty busy one for the Town in terms of proposed redevelopment and, occasionally, some welcome Conservation initiatives. Do come and join us to find out more and give us … Continue reading

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Royal Bell Hotel Development: Members only meeting

Bromley Civic Society has been fortunate enough to secure a meeting with the new owners of the Royal Bell Hotel, High Street, Bromley. They will be hosting a special members only meeting at the Bell on Saturday 28th April at … Continue reading

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