Monthly Archives: August 2014

Penge Library Opens Tomorrow

The new Penge Library in Green Lane will open on Tuesday at 9-30am. An official opening ceremony is due to take place on Thursday 16th October. Advertisements

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Flats Above Kent House Tavern Rejected at Committee

The proposal for eight one bedroom flats above the former Kent House Tavern pub at the junction of Somerville Rd and Thesiger Rd was rejected last night at a meeting of the Plans 2 sub committee. Councillor Kathy Bance spoke … Continue reading

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Bromley Fail to Charge Empty Homes Premium

Bromley are one of seven, mainly Conservative controlled authorities in London that fail to use the Empty Homes Premium to charge home owners 50% extra council tax if they leave properties empty for two or more years. This could result … Continue reading

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Kent House Tavern Application Going To Committee on Thursday

The planning application for the Kent House Tavern at the junction of Somerville and Thesiger Rd will be going to committee on Thursday evening at 7-00pm at Bromley Civic Centre. Officers are recommending permission for the proposed 8 one bedroom … Continue reading

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Bromley Tories Found To Have Acted Illegally Over Staff Conditions

Bromley Council have been ordered to pay more than £64,000 in compensation to 18 of it’s staff, after an employment tribunal ruled it had offered employees incentives to sign new contracts that took them out of existing collective bargaining agreements.  … Continue reading

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New Housing Development Rejected Behind 213/215 Kings Hall Rd

Planning permission was refused last Thursday for a new development to the rear of 213/215 Kings Hall Rd, Beckenham with access from Kings Hall Rd.  Councillor Kevin Brooks supported residents concerns from both Kings Hall Rd and Lennard Rd at … Continue reading

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