Planning

The Shortlands Residents’ Association monitors all planning and development applications in our area. We are not against any change, but we do want to make sure that undesirable developments are avoided and we will often offer constructive comments designed to make particular proposals more acceptable to local residents. We will also comment on or object to developments outside of our area but which have an impact on our members, e.g. in Bromley town centre. For more information on our general approach to planning see About the SRA.

Bromley council has launched a consultation in the Beckenham and Shortlands area about the segregated cycle lanes on Bromley Road between the junctions with Shortlands Road and Albemarle Road. The consultation consists of just three questions and responses are sought by 17 November. It is anticipated that the...

Consultation is now open on the traffic management scheme implemented on Albemarle road. For more details and the opportunity to complete a survey click on the link below to the Bromley Council website. https://www.bromley.gov.uk/info/545/traffic_management/1510/traffic_management_on_albemarle_road_and_westgate_road_bridge_-_consultation?fbclid=IwAR0AmxdrwzgBfvU3ypvmZqvZx2onAxsoJeAN-pyEeMzlBHUQ2GU_lqiK8yg...

The SRA has responded to a significant consultation on the future of Bromley’s open spaces. We questioned the timing of the exercise and why private gardens were not mentioned. Bromley have since reassured the 800 or so respondents that they do not intend to sell...

We have learnt of a new significant twist in the saga of the development behind the hoardings in the Village. On 15 December a Planning Inspector dismissed the developer’s appeal against the decision of Bromley Council to refuse a second application to develop the site. So, once...