Tag Archives: Heritage Buildings

Urgent! Write Now – Due for Demolition on Saturday (4th May)

Write now and save this iconic cupola from demolition THIS SATURDAY (4th May 2024) Continue reading

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High Street No. 135 Fox House and the Olde Sweet Shoppe – Heritage Building

Fox House is a lovely 1890s building in the terrace just below Market Square. This building is fancifully decorated, with a gable end and a dome on the roof, though it is not visible when standing in front of the … Continue reading

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Tour of the Old Town Halls, post-restoration by CastleForge

Tour of the post-converted and repaired Old Town Hall on 10th February. Continue reading

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East Street No. 41, former Southern Suburban Co-operative Society

Though this striking Arts & Crafts building is now several shops, originally it was a large Co-Op store, with a meeting hall above, built in 1888. Bromley Little Theatre is housed in two linked buildings at the back – they … Continue reading

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Some archive pictures for the Jubilee!

This year we are celebrating the Platinum Jubilee of the Queen. To mark the occasion, we have chosen an assortment of memories and local pictures from our archive. * Silver Jubilee marked 25 years in 1977, * Golden Jubilee marked … Continue reading

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High Street No. 111 – Heritage Building

Number 111 is Tweed cottage. This modest 2-storey building marked the southern most end of the High street until the railway came, in 1858. Since then, this Georgian building has been Barclays Bank, before becoming Tiger shop, selling arts and … Continue reading

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High Street No. 217, 1700s house and former bookshop – Heritage Buildings

The tattooist (No. 217), and the next door shop, occupy an 18th century house, worthy of mention as it was the premises of two Bromley notable historians and printers, each producing from this shop an invaluable histories of Bromley – … Continue reading

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High Street No. 232 – Heritage Building

This shop was the site of Morley’s Academy, which was on the upper floors, where the author HG Wells went to school, after he had graduated from the Dame school on south street. It was demolished in 1902 and replaced … Continue reading

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Heritage Building – West Street 02: Old Fire Station

The original fire station in Bromley, now a chinese restaurant Continue reading

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Market Sq No. 14-18 Georgian Terrace – Heritage Buildings

These buildings are the oldest buildings in Market Square. They were originally built as private houses, in the early 18th century. Continue reading

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