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ABOUT Bromley

Bromley is located at a distance of around 15 km (9.3) miles in south east of Charing Cross. It is a one of the major district of south-east London England. Bromley was referred as Bromelag in early AD862. According to 2001 Census, the population of Bromley was 309,392. According to area, Bromley is the largest borough in London.

History

See of Rochester has a close connection with the history of Bromley. To create the Manor of Bromley in AD 862 the land was provided by King of Kent named Ethelbert. Until 1845 this land was owned by the Bishops of Rochester.  Later Coles Child, purchased Bromley Palace and he was a wealthy local merchant and philanthropist. Bromley formed an ancient parish in the Sutton-at-Hone lathe of Kent and the Bromley and Beckenham hundred. The Local Government Act 1858 was adopted by parish and a local board was formed in 1867. From 1924, Bromley became part of the London Traffic area. From 1933, Bromley formed a part of London Passenger Transport Area. In 1965, Bromley became a part of the recently created Greater London. After the First World War, Bromley town development was sufficiently complete. Large number of houses, industrial buildings and modern houses were replaced. In last 20 years, large area of town centre has been reconstructed to include large glades shopping centre. This resulted in loss of town centre housing area. Bromley High School was established on 18th January 1883. It is the 13th school of GDST (Girls Public Day School Trust). The opening of this school marked the significance of higher education for the girls. This school provided high levels of Scholarship and lay more emphasis in language. Headmistress of this school , Miss Heppel was expert in French.

 Culture

Bromley has many theatres. The Bromley Little Theatre close to Bromley North railway station and the Churchill Theatre in the town centre are well known among them. Bromley has a central library with a large book stock, reference library, Internet and Wi-Fi access. A four-screen site in Bromley is owned by Empire Cinemas. Morris dancer’s team is owned by Bromley.

Geography

In the BR postcode area, Bromley is a post town. BR1 covers areas like Sundridge Park, Bromley, Bickley and a part of Downham. The BR2 covers Shortlands, Hayes and Bickley and Bromley Common.

Economy

In the London Plan, Bromley is known as one of the major metropolitan centres. The town is having a large retail area which includes The Glades centre, a pedestrianised High Street and the main shopping mall. The retailers included by shopping area are Russell & Bromley, Gap and Oasis.

Governance

Bob Neil is the current MP of Bromley. The town is located in the Bexley and Bromley constituency and James Cleverly is London Assembly member of the same constituency. Harold Macmillan is Bromley's most famous MP.

Transport

Railway

Bromley mainly has two railway stations:

Bromley North station provide services to Charing Cross and London Bridge by changing at Grove Park. Bromley South station via Herne Hill, Kentish Town via Blackfriars, provide services to London Victoria. Trains are available to many stations including Gillingham, Orpington, Sevenoaks via Swanley, and Ashford International via Maidstone East.

Buses

Many means of transport for London services serve Bromley. These services connect Bromley with areas including Beckenham, Orpington, Crystal Palace, Bexleyheath, Catford, Chislehurst, Grove Park, Croydon, Eltham, Hayes, Lewisham, New Addington, Sidcup, Penge, and West Wickham.

Landmarks

On 16 April 1941, due to enemy action, the parish church of St Peter and St Paul was damaged. St Paul church is now located on Church Road. In Bromley, the most significant historic building is Bromley College located on London Road. Martin's Hill, Church House Gardens, College Green, Queen’s Garden and Library Gardens are the central public open spaces. Another well-known parish church is St Mark's which is standing on Westmoreland Road.

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