A planning application has been received for 10A Sherman Road which is directly behind the recent proposal for 6-10 Sherman Road from BeLiving. This wholly independent development is described as a “mixed-use, 10-storey scheme comprising 6 x one bed, 3 x two bed flats and B1 commercial space”.
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Developers BeLiving have finally delivered their formal planning application to Bromley Council. The proposed scheme sits behind Bromley North station and has now grown to 23 storeys. Residents need to take action if they want to object to the proposal. Here is an image of BeLiving’s proposal from the application documents. The view is from the South, ie facing Bromley […]
The developers of the proposed apartment block in Sherman Road have applied for an exemption from undertaking a full Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA). You can read their submission document here (PDF 487 Kb) and comment about this issue on the LBB planning portal here. Bromley Council will need to make a decision by 2nd November, so if […]
Over 70 residents turned out to hear the presentation on the proposed development on Sherman Road from developers BeLiving Ltd. The general consensus was that the proposal (full details here) was far too large for the area and that infrastructure considerations such as parking provision or waste water services had not been adequately addressed. Full […]
As part of this year’s Sci-Fi Bromley event, Bromley Civic Society will give a FREE guided tour of HG Wells’ early life and influences this Saturday 23rd September. Your tour guides will be in Victorian costume and you will see the places and buildings that Bertie knew and wrote about, many of which are still […]
The next Babbacombe Road Residents’ Association meeting will be held at 19:30 on Tuesday 19th September at Bromley Baptist Church in Park Road. The Sherman Road developers will be presenting their proposals and you will have the opportunity to ask them questions. We look forward to seeing you there.
The developers of the Sherman Road site are proposing a 20-storey block of two hundred 1-2 bed apartments. Our own artist’s impressions of the scale of this development look like this: There are many concerns regarding this proposal: The scale of the proposed building is completely out of character for the area which is predominantly […]
Bromley Council’s new development proposal for “Churchill Gardens” (the area behind the High Street shops between Halifax building society and Metro Bank) is open for consultation. There will be a presentation stand in the pedestrian area of the High Street opposite to the entrance to the Churchill Theatre between Thursday 6th and Sat 8th July […]
The letter below was received from the Met. Police Borough Commander, Chief Superintendent Chris Hafford via the local Neighbourhood Watch coordinator. I am writing to you this morning as you are a key stakeholder for us here in Bromley and I wanted to give you prior notice of an important announcement that will be […]
While the impact on Site A of Bromley town centre’s loss of Housing Zone status is still uncertain, developers Prime Place are pushing forward with development of the site on the south end of Sherman Road. A report to the LBB Renewal and Recreation Policy Development and Scrutiny Committee on 5th April 2017 (PDF Available) […]
Private developer, RELTA Ltd, has won a High Court judgement against the GLA’s designation of Bromley Town Centre as a “Housing Zone”. Although the full implications of this for Site A are not yet fully clear, the £27 million in GLA grants and loans that were to be made to LBB in order to accelerate […]
The developers of the NHS clinic have appealed against LBB’s refusal to grant planning permission for conversion of the site into private dwellings. The refusal was made on the following grounds: The proposal would represent piecemeal development of the adjoining land leading to a sub-optimal regeneration of the area. By reason of the proposal’s height, […]
Babbacombe Road Residents’ Association Response to the LBB Local Plan Dec 2016 This document outlines various policy contradictions and deficiencies in supporting evidence that appear in LBB’s latest Local Plan draft dated November 2016. The Local Plan should be considered “unjustified” and “unsound” in these respects. While we accept that the Local Plan is not […]
For general information, below we link to the text of the High Court judgement which upheld an appeal by Linden Homes regarding the LBB’s Area Action Plan (AAP). Linden Homes asserted that the Bromley’s AAP was unsound on a number of points, primarily: LBB’s housing targets for the site did not align with national policy […]
The Next BRRA open meeting which will be on Tuesday 1st November 2016 at 19:30. The venue, as usual, is the small hall of Bromley Baptist Church, situated on the corner of Widmore Road and Kentish Way. Our guest speaker for the evening will be Gavin Schuman, General Manager for the Churchill Theatre. Other […]