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Bromley is a vibrant community with plenty of family-sized homes.
Studio / 1 BR
49% Complete
900
2 Bedrooms
68% Complete
1,250
3 Bedrooms
82% Complete
1,500
4 Bedrooms
100% Complete
1,825

Good For
  • Families
  • Professionals

 

What's around
  • 311 Shops
  • 11 Fitness options
  • 121 Restaurants
  • 6 Grocery stores/markets
  • 14 Banks
  • 37 Nightlife options

 


PUBLIC TRANSITExcellent

WALKABILITYGood
Safety

Bromley has a high violent crime rate and a high property crime rate for London.

  WHAT’S LIVING IN Bromley LIKE?

Relatively close to the action of Central London but far enough away to be peaceful, Bromley has long been one of the best spots in London for families to settle down. Many of the homes here are single-family houses that have all the charm and character you could hope for in London. There are smaller houses around the edges of town, but Bromley Park, in the center of the neighborhood, is surrounded by more stately homes. Newer developments have added flats of all sizes to the mix. 

There’s a lot to do in Bromley as well. The neighborhood has over 100 restaurants to explore, offering everything from Chinese buffets to upscale Italian. One of the most popular spots in town is the Lavender House cafe, which has become a gathering place for the community. 

Shopping is plentiful here, too. You'll find a mix of chain stores, independent boutiques, and even a few high end retailers moving their way into the community. An open air market and pop-up shops add to the options. A few cinemas in town play both art house movies and the latest Hollywood blockbusters. 

A few gyms dot the area. The best known is the Pavilion Leisure Centre, which has a fitness center, swimming pool, group fitness classes, and a bowling alley! Outdoor life is important to the people who live here and they have very active sports clubs and activities. 

There are several excellent schools here catering to children of all ages.

Bromley is bordered on the north by Downham, on the east by Widmore, on the south by Hayes, and on the west by Beckenham.

 

Commute:
The City: 10.4 miles / 45-85 minutes by car / 40-45 minutes by transit 
Canary Wharf: 10.2 miles / 35-70 minutes by car / 50 minutes by transit
Southwark: 9.7 miles / 35-70 minutes by car / 30-40 minutes by transit
Westminster: 11.1 miles / 45-90 minutes by car / 30-35 minutes by transit 
Shoreditch: 14.6 miles / 50-90 minutes by car / 45-50 minutes by transit

Bromley London Neighborhood Photo

 

Local Flavor   Bromley LOCAL schools

7-11 YEARS
Bonus Pastor Catholic College
Ofsted rating:
Ofsted phase:Secondary
School Type:Voluntary Aided
1-6 YEARS
Downderry Primary School
Ofsted rating:
Ofsted phase:Primary
School Type:Community
1-6 YEARS
Good Shepherd RC School
Ofsted rating:
Ofsted phase:Primary
School Type:Voluntary Aided
1-6 YEARS
Launcelot Primary School
Ofsted rating:
Ofsted phase:Primary
School Type:Community
1-9 YEARS
New Woodlands School
Ofsted rating:
Ofsted phase:Special
School Type:Community Special

 

Photo Credits: Thanks to @Mihai Andrei, @Katie Pickersgill, @Curry15, @Souad Az, @cath dupuy, @edk7, @Philip Dygeus, @Tom Bastin, @Nico Hogg, @Shuja Dean, @Dave Collier, @Kake for your great photos of this neighborhood! 

 

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