Monthly Archives: March 2012

3 Beckenham Rd Site Refused Planning Consent

Planning consent was refused last night for an extension to the Barclays Bank building just before you get to the Beckenham roundabout. The proposal for a four storey building to provide 8 two bedroom apartments was rejected on the grounds … Continue reading

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Beckenham Planning Update

Kings School of English at 25 to 27 Beckenham Rd were granted planning consent last night for a new link extension between the two buildings.  A new landscape buffer strip at the rear will protect the residential amentiy of neighbouring … Continue reading

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Penge Forum Academies Update

The extra Penge Forum meeting took place on Wednesday evening at the Congregational Church in the High Street. Mike Barnes, Asst Director of Education gave a brief introduction on academies and answered questions. Amongst the issues raised were the fact … Continue reading

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Meeting of council tonight. Labour councillors questions on education support, policing, councillors’ pay and more.

At tonight’s meeting of Bromley Council, the Labour Group of councillors will be asking questions which ask why a leaflet from Bromley Council was delivered alongside a leaflet campaigning for Boris Johnson highlight what we believe to be the dangerously … Continue reading

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Academies and secondary admissions at Wednesday’s Penge Forum meeting

Mike Barnes, Bromley Council’s Head of Access, will answer questions at the meeting of Penge Forum on Wednesday 28th March.   Meeting will be held in the Memorial Room at Penge Congregational Church, on the High Street, opposite the Kentwood Centre.   … Continue reading

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Extra flats for Oakfield Road

In another decision just announced, a Planning Inspector has approved plans for 3 extra flats to be built above Grove Court in Oakfield Road.   The original application had been refused by a council planning committee because of the effect of the … Continue reading

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New Gym gets permission to open in Penge

The gym will take over the old Edginton’s building in Green Lane.  The council originally refused permission because of the potential for disturbance to neighbours, particularly from parking.  However, the Inspector was satisfied that a management scheme could be introduced to … Continue reading

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