Category Archives: Campaigns

Let’s NOT spend £1m on a giant greenhouse in the High Street – never mind the two recycled basket funnel sculptures.

The proposal is for the council to spend £1.2million on this ‘Street Clutter’ from money scrimped and saved from other contracts, such as park maintenance.  It is being rushed through so they can construct them in June. Our money is … Continue reading

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Thanks to your help – Maplin tower block rejected by one vote!

We are grateful to everyone who took the time to object to this development. The Development and Control Committee voted 9 to 8 to reject the proposal for the ugly dominating tower over the former Maplins shop. Losing the application … Continue reading

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EMAIL NOW – Or this will be approved next week:

Bromley council’s planning officers have recommended that our Development and control committee should approve a 12-storey high rise to be built over the former Maplin’s shop on the corner of Ethelbert Road.  This means that it’s almost certain to go … Continue reading

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2020 Draft Open Space Strategy – List of Parks with Actions

These are actions, against specific parks, in the Draft Open Space Strategy here: https://cds.bromley.gov.uk/documents/s50083222/Idverde%20Draft%20OPen%20Space%20Strtaegy.pdf Please excuse any duplicates that have not been spotted; they were repeated in the different strategic-objectives tables.  It is expected that many of these will not … Continue reading

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Write to say ‘No’ to the Draft Open Space Strategy

Object to the Draft Open Space Strategy; It aims to cut maintenance even further, and to rank the open space with the aim of selling some. Continue reading

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SAVE our Neo-Georgian Shop (AGAIN)

The developers who own the shop, that was formerly Maplins, have amended and re-submitted their planning application – please object! Here’s the link to the application (so click the Comments tab, then add a comment, chosing ‘Objection’ as the reason) … 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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Write and Stop This Tower Block – we want our neo-Georgian shop to stay

S2 Estates have put in an application for a 16 storey tower on the site of the former Maplins store.  Their supporting statement said that they felt it would help locals find the High Street. This 1932 neo-Georgian shop is … Continue reading

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Have your say: Email or Drop In and stop our Parkland becoming housing

Help stop our parkland being built on: Email  David Berger at the Council – david.berger@bromley.gov.uk and go to the Ward Councillors Drop In (7.30pm on 10th September at the Civic Centre). The Town Ward Councillors describe it as selling derelict … Continue reading

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