If you are thinking of moving to the London Borough of Bromley or the Bromley area or visiting Bromley then we hope you find our view and review of the Bromley area interesting.
We are surveyors, so our view may be a bit property biased, but we have tried to put other interesting facts about Bromley and the Bromley area in that we don't think you will find anywhere else on the Internet.
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Bromley, a bit of fun
If you can read these articles in the sprit they were written; that they were written for people that don't know the area. We would be more than happy to add any comments from the Bromley area and also comments from Bromley locals who feel that we've missed out any important facts, or indeed if any of the facts we have put down are not accurate.
Where in London is Bromley?
The London Borough of Bromley is in the South East of London, or to be more accurate, South East England.
We carry out surveys, structural surveys and building surveys on all sorts of buildings all over London and we have carried out lots in the Bromley area.
A bit further afield
Surrounding and neighbouring areas include Wandsworth, Fulham, Kensington, Lewisham London Greenwich Croydon and Bexley.
Thanks to Google Maps for help with this information.
Ways to travel in Bromley or the Bromley area
As with most areas of London there is a good road system, and the A232 and A205 provide access into the Bromley City of London Borough, which also goes past Greenwich and Wandsworth. This provides access from the West part of London and the M25 runs adjacent to the borough similar to Bexley.
By rail and tube
It has the following rail links and tube links; Network Rail (it is only 9 miles east from Charing Cross Station). Tube links are yet to be developed at time of writing.
This area is also covered by the excellent Google Street View, where you can literally walk along the road.
Interesting facts we know about the Bromley or Bromley area
Interesting fact about London Borough of Bromley number one
Bromley, it can be argued, is one of the more larger boroughs!! However interestingly it promotes itself as a green borough! (This is becoming ever more important in deciding where to live in London).
Interesting fact about London Borough of Bromley number two
Before 1965 it was part of the county of Kent , before Greater London was formed in 1965. (It is rumoured that our surveyors have also had numerous surveys in Kent nearby the Channel Tunnel).
Interesting fact about the London Borough of Bromley number three
It is home to the Crystal Palace which boasts London 's largest maze, (our Surveyor once got lost here).
Interesting fact about London Borough of Bromley number four
We have heard that Bromley of London is one of the least noisiest London Borough's, we don't know who started that rumour. It contains a range of housing estates that were built during the post war period.
It has been rumoured that the Romans used to live here! Archaeologists have found roman remains in Chalk Mines that date back to Roman Times, hence many examples of Roman methods can be found in housing.
Famous people that were born, have lived, or are living in Bromley
There are many famous residents and ex-residents of the Bromley area, mainly because of its close locality to Central London. Charles Darwin famous naturalist lived in Downs House during 1870 and H.G wells was born here in 1866.
Many residents were involved somewhere along the line of the World War with Germany.
Famous buildings we have not surveyed!
There are many Sky scrapers and our Surveyors although having been described similar to Spiderman on Surveys have not been able to Survey these buildings!!
There are the Crystal Palace Bowl, Biggin Hill Airport, Chislehurst Caves.
Unfortunately we haven't been able to come up with any other really famous buildings in the Bromley of London Borough area, so anyone who knows any please phone or e-mail us, we are sure we can sort out some sort of prize.
We would add that as with many areas of London it has a mass of Victorian and Georgian houses, which may up the majority of the housing stock in the area, with some newer developments for the after war building took place, replacing bomb damaged houses and some housing with 1960 post-war built houses. We are more than happy to carry out building surveys, structural surveys, engineers reports on these properties to give you a clear idea of any problems that you may be buying when you buy your new house.
Things to do in Bromley of London Borough
There are fairs, concerts, fireworks and even a maze that is popular with our surveyor that knows the area. Also, he advises that he knows about many shops and nice accommodation and hotels in the area that can be used if visiting for shopping, (Bluewater shopping centre is nearby), and of course the arts and entertainment in the area is good, for example the last night of The Proms has been hosted here!
If you truly do want an independent expert opinion from a surveyor with regard to valuations, mortgages, mortgage companies, surveys, building surveys, structural reports, engineers reports, specific defects report, structural surveys, home buyers reports or any other property matters please contact 0800 298 5424 for a surveyor to give you a call back.
Commercial property independent surveyors advice
If you have a commercial property, whether it is freehold or leasehold then sooner or later you may get involved with dilapidation claims. You may wish to look at our Dilapidations Website at www.DilapsHelp.com and for Disputes go to our Disputes Help site www.DisputesHelp.com .
We hope you found the article of use and if you have any experiences that you feel should be added to this article that would benefit others, or you feel that some of the information that we have put is wrong then please do not hesitate to contact us (we are only human).
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