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Summary/Notes on the SPD – The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

Some of the content of the Supplementary Planning Document is to be praised, and some notice has been taken of the feedback in the 2020 consultation, except for the rejection of high-rise tower blocks (see our post, where 86% of … Continue reading

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Filling in the Survey Monkey on the SPD consultation

The Supplementary Planning Document consultation has an option to fill in your opinion on each section via Survey Monkey. It’s not an especially good survey, as you can’t see what you are commenting on – you have to have the … Continue reading

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We need a Masterplan, not a free-for-all of speculative Tower Blocks

Those parts of the document that most need to be changed Continue reading

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SPD – What’s happening in my part of the Town?

Find out what building heights and what is planned for each area of Bromley Town and site. Continue reading

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SPD – Guidence Note 11: Tall buildings

In the 2020 consultation on the SPD (supplementary planning document) 86% of responses about building heights rejected more high-rises (defined as over 6 storeys) (see here). New policies in the London Plan enable our council to set limits on the … Continue reading

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Churchill Quarter – feedback that it’s too high in the SPD (Supplementary Planning Document) consultation

It is drafted as if to pave the way for the kind of proposals that we saw last summer (see before and after photos). It fails to take into account the
impact on Library Gardens and the Conservation Area. Paragraph 7.21, for example, says that ‘…building heights should be proportionate to that of the Churchill Theatre..’ * This suggests you could have an 11 storey block of flats towering over Library Gardens Continue reading

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Borough Wide Urban Design – What should new buildings look like? Not like this

The council is consulting on how new buildings should appear, by creating an Urban Planning Guide for architects. Most of this document is good, there are only… the illustrations. These are nearly all cheap, ugly, and very undesirable. Including these … Continue reading

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Residents spoke – 86% said NO to more Tower Blocks! Analysis of the responses to the 2020 Supplementary Planning Document (SPD) consultation

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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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