Category Archives: Update from Bromley Council

East Hill Road Closure

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Our councillors have informed us that due to flooding in East Hill, Biggin Hill during the recent wet weather LBB need to carry out some essential drainage works. The works involve installing a new soakaway to avoid any further flooding. The works are estimated to take approx. two weeks (starting on Monday 11/07/2016) and there will be a period of… Read more »

Rogue Tradesmen again!

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Two incidents have been drawn to our attention this week involving what appears to be a very similar bogus drainage repair scam. Incident 1 – A Beckenham resident was cold called and told there was a problem with a neighbour’s drains. He allowed men into his back garden to inspect a manhole cover and they told him work was needed… Read more »

Biggin Hill Airport Report due in Autumn

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Update provided from Bromley Council for interested residents – A report about operating hours at Biggin Hill Airport is not being considered at the Council’s Executive meeting on 9 September contrary to some reports. Correspondence being received by the Council suggests that some residents mistakenly believe that a decision about the operating hours at Biggin Hill Airport Limited will be… Read more »

uPVC Doors and Windows Warning

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We have been advised there has been an increase in residential burglaries in Bromley Borough. Thieves are targeting properties with uPVC doors and police are urging residents to pay extra attention to their home security. uPVC doors can be easily opened from the outside if they are not locked with the key from the inside. Simply lifting the handle does… Read more »

Polesteeple Hill – Road closure 24th August

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UK Power Networks (UKPN) need to undertake essential Electrical Works on Polesteeple Hill Road. The closure between Mount Pleasant and Falcons Close will commence on the 24th August for approximately 4 days. All through traffic will be divert through Sunningvale Road. UKPN will be arranging information to be sent to residents regarding the closure and diversions.  

Scammers from across the world offer elderly resident winnings of £197 million

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Scammers from across the world offer elderly resident winnings of £197 million Bromley Trading Standards are warning local residents to be extra vigilant in July 2015 which has been declared Scams Awareness Month 2015. The warning follows an increase in reporting of scams in the borough following partnership working with the National Scams Team and the Post Office. One case… Read more »