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The Mayor visits our new Display Panels at the Open House 2023 Exhibition

Come to our Open House 2023 exhibition and read the story of Bromley Continue reading

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John Lewis proposal to build tower blocks on the Bromley Waitrose site

It is is necessary to set out clearly the visual impact that the three blocks have on nearby residential areas; also to examine whether the local physical and social infrastructure can cope with such a large development that does not feature in the Local Plan. Continue reading

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The Curious Case of The Table

In May we were contacted by a friend-of-a-friend in the South of France, about a rather stylish antique table. When they bought it, and got it home, they found a note inside:

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UPDATE! The monster Council co-development and its chain reaction of tower blocks down the High Street

UPDATE! As of today, 7th March 2023, the developers have withdrawn the current application. This is great news. We will keep an eye on the site though. PREVIOUSLY we said…

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Object to building these two High Rises – it sets precedent for NINE others

There are 3 proposals in the planning system to build 11 tower blocks (between them) on the west side of the High Street, along the top of the ridge over the Ravensbourne Valley. Though the Churchill Quarter and Maplins sites … Continue reading

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Bromley Trio of Tower Blocks

The trio of tower block developments in the heart of our historic Market Town is now fully revealed with the latest application at 2-4 Ringers Road alongside the ‘Maplin’ and Churchill Quarter Sites. The developer onslaught has ramped up another … Continue reading

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BCS Churchill Quarter Campaign – Update November 2021

Here are some of the latest visuals that the Council’s development partner, Countryside Properties, have released alongside our photos showing how the area looks now.  There are no significant changes from the 2018 planning application, and proposals for Library Gardens are even worse. 

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Churchill Quarter Campaign

Help us stop this monster Council co-development which, if approved, will also set off a chain reaction of other tower blocks starting from the Churchill Theatre to the Railway and beyond, ruining this historic Town Centre forever. The red line … Continue reading

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New Conservation Area in Shortlands! And Bromley’s Conservation Area is extended!

We are delighted to announce that, last month, Bromley Council agreed to a new conservation area for Shortlands! And to extend the one in Bromley Town Centre.

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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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