Bromley Area News and Gossip

Discussion in 'London and the South East' started by Maggot, Oct 20, 2013.

  1. ska invita

    ska invita back on the other side

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  2. Maggot

    Maggot The Cake of Liberty

    Discovered a great little cafe in Orpington today (St Mary Cray actually). It's called the Croft Tea Room and is a proper community place selling locally sourced food. It does fry-ups, lunches, sunday roasts, cream teas and more with plenty of veggie options and has a little shop attached too. The food and the service were both top notch.
  3. Maggot

    Maggot The Cake of Liberty

  4. moon

    moon Happy Happy Jo Wonderland

    I had no idea this was happening.... (i've been posting loads of Daily Mail articles recently... what is happening to me :p)

    Bromley neighbors despair over 40ft high rubbish mountain | Daily Mail Online
    'Despairing neighbours have pleaded for action to be taken to end their four-year nightmare of having to live next to a stinking 40ft high, 20,000-ton mountain of rubbish which keeps bursting into flames.

    The rat-infested mix of rotting industrial and domestic waste is said to spontaneously combust on a weekly basis ‘like a smoking volcano’ and has been branded a health hazard by fed up families.

    In March, Bromley Council signed an agreement with the Environment Agency (EA) to clear the abandoned tip at the end of a cul-de-sac in St Paul’s Cray, Bromley, south-east London, but as yet no action has been taken'

    It is now being cleared
    Homes dwarfed by stinking 18,000 tonne waste mountain

    Did they even think that whenever it rained the run-of from the heap would be adding toxic waste to our water supply?
    Last edited: Nov 2, 2016
  5. Maggot

    Maggot The Cake of Liberty

    Shopping centre set to return as The Glades

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  6. moon

    moon Happy Happy Jo Wonderland

    No way!! I thought the rebrand had gone really well for them, although Bromley also became so busy that I actually stopped going
  7. Sea Star

    Sea Star have you ever explored your dark side?

    me and most people i know never stopped calling it the Glades - maybe that's why they've decided to go back.
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  8. gaijingirl

    gaijingirl Well-Known Member

    hahaha... no one ever called it Intu!
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  9. ska invita

    ska invita back on the other side

    Burn Down Bromley :thumbs: ;)
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  10. ska invita

    ska invita back on the other side

  11. pesh

    pesh Well-Known Member

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  12. Maggot

    Maggot The Cake of Liberty

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  13. ska invita

    ska invita back on the other side

    Developments in Beckenham Place Park.

    The squirrel is getting of these designs (poll to pick which now closed)

    I'll miss the old one

    But even better than that the mansion house has been taken over by Bussey Building crew. There have been 4 soul nights put on there but I've missed all of them. I also saw a planning permission type thing go up about allowing alcohol to be sold in park grounds, so i think something is afoot for the future for the mansion as a venue. Really hope so

    You can now walk inside the mansion pretty much anytime...its open to the public till late. Lovely building
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  14. phillm

    phillm Trolling through Life (TM)

  15. Maggot

    Maggot The Cake of Liberty

    Anyone know anything about the accident at Bromley North? I heard it was serious.
  16. ska invita

    ska invita back on the other side

    was just up there earlier. All i can say is the traffic was backed up hard, with people going two ways down a one way street at one point.... And failing to move in either direction.

    btw nice to see some new life on Bromley north high street (where the cinema is). Last time i was there most of the shops seemed boarded up
    Last edited: Dec 7, 2017
  17. ska invita

    ska invita back on the other side

    Interesting news here
    Major changes set for Beckenham Place Park
    Highlight for me is:
    Part of the site is also planned to be evacuated to install a lake and wetland area.
    In its ‘master plan’ it stated the desire to use the proposed lake to provide swimming and other leisure uses. :thumbs:

    In other news the new ski slip flats in bromely south are total eyesores way too big a building for that area and theres more skyscrapers coming
    New 23 storey tower block proposed for Bromley North
  18. Maggot

    Maggot The Cake of Liberty

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  19. TruXta

    TruXta tired

    Hayes tho.

    e2a handy that it's right next to the station tho
  20. Maggot

    Maggot The Cake of Liberty

    Hayes is handy for me.

    It's opening on Saturday, which is good timing as the New Inn is currently closed.
  21. TruXta

    TruXta tired

    Let us know what it's like, if it's good we could do a SE London drinks there
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  22. bromley

    bromley ...isn't as good as Lewisham.

  23. ska invita

    ska invita back on the other side

    Screening in Beckenham and Bromley atm
    70s football nostalgia
    The Bromley Boys

    Looks fun
  24. Maggot

    Maggot The Cake of Liberty

    I want to see that.

    I don't think there is a functioning cinema in Bromley atm.
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  25. ska invita

    ska invita back on the other side

    i think its got one showing in the churchill theatre....whats happened to the Odeon?
  26. bromley

    bromley ...isn't as good as Lewisham.

  27. Maggot

    Maggot The Cake of Liberty

    The Odeon (which became a Cineworld is now closed) Not sure if it's temporary or permanent.

    There's gonna be a cinema at that new development off Westmoreland Road when it opens.
  28. Ted Striker

    Ted Striker Foot's on the other hand

    Saw this on FB...Absolutely terrible idea. The Churchill Gardens is/was Bromleys own little Central Park.
  29. bromley

    bromley ...isn't as good as Lewisham.

    Wouldn't go that far, but the park should be blacklisted from any potentially residential/commercial developments.
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  30. ice-is-forming

    ice-is-forming Well-Known Member

    Wow I remember when they built the churchhill gardens and the open land that was there before! Can't imagine it being a housing estate

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