Some non-council documents may be a useful reference point and could provide good practice to inform the preparation of a planning application in certain areas of the borough. However, the informal status of these documents will affect the weight that can be given to them in the assessment and determination of a planning application.

Beckenham High Street shop fronts design guide (PDF -  2.4MB) was informally approved at the meeting of the Development Control Committee on 2 November 2021.

Chislehurst High Street shop fronts design guide (PDF -  4.36MB) was informally approved at the meeting of the Development Control Committee on 1 December 2021.

Bromley North Village Shopfronts - design principles (PDF - 1.15MB) was informally approved at the meeting of the Development Control Committee on 1 December 2021