What's coming up in Bromley?
10th March 2014
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The Bromley Borough is a hive of activity at the moment with lots of things coming up over the next few weeks.

Here we give you the lowdown on the key events:

Special Invitation

Town Centre Business Meeting Wednesday 12th March 10:30am at Churchill Theatre

An opportunity to hear updates on news, events, projects and developments in the town centre. With guest speaker Julie Grail we will be discussing Bromley Town Centre’s future and the impact this could have on your business.

Please let Lorraine McQuillan know whether you will be able to attend. An agenda will be circulated in due course.


Bromley's Corporate Social Responsibility Expo 2014 – Thursday 13th March

Community Links Bromley in partnership with Bromley Community Fund and the London Borough of Bromley are delighted to announce the first CSR Expo to be held at the Bromley Civic Centre at 5:30pm. For further information on what will be a vibrant and inspiring event please visit www.communitylinksbromley.org.uk/CLB%20Training.html


Churchill Theatre Business Club Event Tuesday 25th March 6pm

With Alfred Hitchcock’s classic thriller Dial M for Murder, starring Christopher Timothy. Please contact Janice Hinton for further information janicehinton@theambassadors.com


Free Webinar on Selling to Different Personalities Wednesday 26th March 7pm – 9pm

For more information and to book please visit http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/selling-to-different-personalities-tickets-10719029907


Going for Growth Workshop Thursday 27th March 5.30pm – 7.30pm at Bromley Central Library Learn how to realise your value proposition, plus introduction to the Growth Accelerator programme. To find out more and to book please visit website http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/going-for-growth-workshop-tickets-10733924457


News


Churchill Theatre & Library Lights 

We have recently installed uplighters to the Library and Churchill Theatre building. These lights have been set on a programme to change throughout the year and is funded by the Mayor of London’s Outer London Fund.


Footfall for Bromley for January 2014

Bromley’s footfall was up 3% compared to January 2013

Greater London’s footfall was down 1.8% compared to January 2013

UK footfall was down 0.6% compared to January 2013

(source Springboard)


Cycling Workplace Scheme

If you have five or more employees in your workplace, you are eligible for the London Borough Bromley’s Cycling Workplace Scheme providing you and your employees with cycle parking* (from basic Sheffield Stands to 20-bike cycle compounds), cycle training for staff at beginner, intermediate and advanced levels and bike maintenance advice (Dr Bike). For more information please see attachment or contact 0208 313 4838 or email.

*The business will be responsible for the installation costs.

 

Tell us what you think!

Businesses and interested groups are being asked for views on detailed planning policies and key priorities for the future of the borough. Get involved and have your say. Please see the attachment for further details or click here.

 

Get a grant of £1500 and help local school leavers for each new Business Admin Apprentice aged between 16-24 years. For more Information contact Lorraine McQuillan


Free promotional stalls for businesses are currently being offered on Fridays as part of the weekly market in the pedestrian area. If you would like further information please do not hesitate to contact me.


Development

 

  • Westmoreland Road this car park is now closed and occupied by the developers. Development to include a multiplex cinema, 130 bedroom hotel, food outlets and 200 residential units. Regular updates will also be posted on the websites www.thisisbromleysouthcentral.co.uk and www.bromley.gov.uk/bromleysouthcentral during the construction process
  • St Marks Church public realm project to create an open landscaped public space opposite the Westmoreland Road development. Due for completion in Spring 2014
  • Churchill Place the Council is working with Muse Developments on plans for a mixed use development in the heart of the town centre.
  • Bromley North Village Public Realm Improvements work now underway. For details on the timescales of the works schedule please visit www.bromley.gov.uk/bromleynorthvillage or contact the Business Liaison Officer on 07917 518529 or 020 8636 1504 or bnvsupport@fmconway.co.uk

For more information and details of other development sites visit www.bromley.gov.uk/bromleytowncentreaap

Please do not hesitate to contact Lorraine McQuillan, town centre manager, if you require further information.

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