Press releases

Emergency gas work in Hayes Lane and Crystal Palace Park Road

Published on Thursday, 14 December 2017

Temporary traffic lights are set to be in operation in both Hayes Lane and Crystal Park Road as SGN start emergency gas repair work.

  • Executive receives positive feedback on Children’s Services

    Published on Thursday, 14 December 2017

    The extraordinary progress made in Bromley’s Children’s Services over a short space of time was reported to the Executive during their meeting at the Civic Centre on Wednesday 6 December.

  • A Pop Up Shop Christmas in Penge

    Published on Wednesday, 13 December 2017

    The Pengetout pop-up shop in Penge High Street is gearing up for Christmas with extended hours and special events to entice shoppers with unique gifts and stocking fillers

  • Getting salted for winter forecast

    Published on Tuesday, 12 December 2017

    Around 210 tonnes of salt has been used on the 200 miles of priority routes across the borough in the past three days to help tackle the ice and snow.

  • SGN working in Crofton Lane, Orpington, to repair gas leak

    Published on Wednesday, 6 December 2017

    SGN are using temporary two way signals in Crofton Lane to control traffic whilst carrying out emergency repair work.

  • Mayor's London Plan

    Published on Friday, 1 December 2017

    Council Leader's statement.

  • Getting salted for winter forecast

    Published on Thursday, 30 November 2017

    The snowflakes that fell today were never expected to settle but gritting crews are gearing up to treat 200 miles of main routes overnight as a precaution.

  • Bromley steps up progress in children’s social care

    Published on Wednesday, 29 November 2017

    Ofsted’s latest monitoring letter to Bromley further vindicates the optimism felt by all children services’ management and staff after pulling out all the stops to make sweeping improvements.

  • New Health Visitor Service a boost for Bromley parents

    Published on Wednesday, 22 November 2017

    Bromley Council and Oxleas NHS Trust have unveiled a new and improved Health Visitor Service to better support local parents.

  • Talking about our borough

    Published on Tuesday, 21 November 2017

    Bromley Council Leader, Councillor Colin Smith, is inviting residents to come to a daytime public meeting to ‘talk about our borough’ in the run up to setting the council’s budget.

  • Waste4fuel clearance complete

    Published on Friday, 17 November 2017

    Clearance of waste from the former Waste4Fuel site is being completed today.

  • Free Trees!

    Published on Thursday, 16 November 2017

    With approximately 36,000 trees planted in our streets and up to a further 24,500 planted in our parks, the borough of Bromley already has one of the largest tree stocks of all the London boroughs.

  • Annual autumn leaf clearance starts

    Published on Thursday, 16 November 2017

    The annual autumn leaf clearance operation is underway and marks the start of the busiest and most challenging season for street cleaning.

  • Thames Water repairs

    Published on Tuesday, 14 November 2017

    High Street, St Mary Cray closed following emergency repairs. Market Square Bromley now open.

  • Tribunal finds in favour of council on most issues raised by claimant

    Published on Tuesday, 14 November 2017

    An employment tribunal found overwhelmingly in favour of Bromley Council in a recent employment tribunal.

  • Orpington’s businesses back the BID

    Published on Thursday, 9 November 2017

    Businesses in Orpington town centre have voted overwhelmingly in favour of renewing the town’s Business Improvement District (BID) for a second term.

  • Market Square re-opening will be delayed following water leak discovery

    Published on Tuesday, 7 November 2017

    Market Square, Bromley, closed to through traffic following emergency Thames Water work

  • Remembrance Day Sunday 12 November 2017

    Lapel poppy - image provided by The Royal British Legion -

    Published on Tuesday, 7 November 2017

    During the morning of Sunday 12 November, Remembrance Day services will be held throughout the borough.

  • Bromley Police Cadets protect local war memorials as part of In Memoriam 2014

    Published on Monday, 6 November 2017

    In the build up to Remembrance Sunday, Police Cadets in Bromley are visiting their local war memorials in support of In Memoriam 2014.

  • Business as usual for library service now being managed by GLL

    Published on Wednesday, 1 November 2017

    Social enterprise leisure and libraries operator GLL started to manage the council’s library service today, with a commitment to maintain opening hours for all 14 libraries.

  • Blue Badge misuse campaign – two years on

    Published on Wednesday, 1 November 2017

    Two years after the launch of the campaign to stop Blue Badge fraud, Bromley Council are taking further steps to tackle misuse.

  • Thames Water emergency repairs closes St Keverne Road at junction with Elmstead Lane

    Published on Wednesday, 1 November 2017

    A burst water main has meant that Thames Water are needing to make emergency repairs in Elmstead Lane at the mini roundabout junction with St Keverne Road.

  • Countryside and London Borough of Bromley complete development agreement for Churchill Quarter

    Published on Friday, 27 October 2017

    Following its selection as the London Borough of Bromley’s preferred development partner earlier this year, Countryside is delighted to announce that a development agreement has been completed between the two parties.

  • Shortlands War Memorial restoration complete

    Published on Tuesday, 24 October 2017

    The Shortlands War Memorial will be re-dedicated on Sunday 12 November as part of the Remembrance Sunday events.

  • Fifty prosecutions – milestone for Blue Badge misuse campaign

    Published on Friday, 20 October 2017

    Criminal records and fines totalling £3,797 have been handed to eight drivers, as Bromley Council’s Blue Badge misuse crackdown continues.

  • School planning application approved

    Published on Friday, 6 October 2017

    A secondary school planning application submitted by Kier Construction was approved at Wednesday’s Development Control Committee meeting.

  • Get some air in the park!

    Published on Thursday, 5 October 2017

    The design for the hotly anticipated skatepark at Crystal Palace Park in South East London has been revealed and includes an advanced tile-and-coping cloverleaf pool – the first in London for 40 years. Construction has now begun on site with the skatepark due to open this winter.

  • Waste4fuel clearance underway

    Published on Monday, 2 October 2017

    Clearance of waste from the former Waste4Fuel site is once again underway following further funding being received from the government.

  • Work begins to build the long awaited Biggin Hill Memorial Museum

    Published on Friday, 29 September 2017

    Construction works to conserve St George’s RAF Chapel of Remembrance and build the new Biggin Hill Memorial Museum commenced on Monday 18 September 2017.

  • Nurseries remaining open

    Published on Friday, 29 September 2017

    A nursery in Penge and another nursery in Orpington will remain open, it was confirmed at a council meeting on Monday night.