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Anyone for Golf?
Beckenham Place park is famous for two things. There is its vast park with beautiful surroundings providing perfect walks for all who want to escape the hustle and bustle of town life. And then, of course, there is the golf.
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Famous of Beckenham
Ever wondered who has lived in the town in years gone by? You'd be surprised that Beckenham has had a fair few names live and pass through.
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Who is Tom Thornton?
A name that you may have come across in Beckenham. Possibly from the stone plaque in Kelsey Park and more recently a plaque in the high street. But who was Tom Thornton and why is he so famous for the people of Beckenham?
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Other Features
Guide - Beckenham Town
Beckenham is a small suburban town within the London Borough of Bromley. Thought to be named after its earliest settler at the beginning of the first millennium. Together with ham - meaning Village "Beckenham" was named. The river Beck that runs through the area was named after the town.

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Guide - Who were the Cators?
Possibly the most famous historical family of Beckenham were the Cator family. Their name is still attributed to the parks, roads, society's and schools throughout the area. But who were the Cators?

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Guide - Beckenham Map & Weather Information
For Map and Weather information specifically for Beckenham and the surrounding area check our GoogleMaps and BBC Weather forecast.

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In Brief
Local: Guide - Sightseeing

  Name, Address   brief description  
  Amnesty International
check web site Beckenham, Kent
We have two main ways of working to achieve human rights for everyone:

Promoting general awareness of human rights; and
Opposing specific abuses of human rights

During much of our h.....
  Azelia Hall
258 Croydon Road Beckenham, Kent
Small hall available for hire for social groups, parties, fetes and more.

Full kitchen, stage and clean toilets.

Public phone booth.

---------------------- Example Clubs (Phone .....
  Beckenham and Borders NCT
Our Branch has over 220 members in the Beckenham, Penge and Sydenham area, and with a full and varied diary of activities, itís a great way to get to know other local parents. We can also offer suppo.....  
  Beckenham and Bromley National Trust Centre
mailto:ntbbcentre@freeuk.com 4 Bromley Road, Public Hall, Beckenham, Kent
The Beckenham and Bromley Centre was formed in 1975 with these aims:

-to enable members of the National Trust to enjoy more fully their membership by arranging lecture meetings, visits and soc.....
  Beckenham Cator Townswomens Guild
details to follow details to follow
Details to follow  
  Beckenham Civic Society
Public Hall 4 Bromley Road, Beckenham
The Beckenham Civic Society, founded in 1943, meets monthly on Thursday for talks and discussion of local issues, from October to May 8:00pm-10:00pm at the Public Hall, Bromley Road, Beckenham.
  Beckenham Crematorium
Elmers End Road Beckenham, Kent
Beckenham's largest and most well known cemetery and crematorium. Otherwise known as the Elmer's End Crematorium & Cemetary.

Internationally famous because of Thomas Crapper, W.G. Grace, Frede.....
  Beckenham Heritage Group
21 Broomfield Road Beckenham, Kent
A society that celebrate Beckenham's famous heritage from Iron Age remains to modern day hero's the likes include Enid Blyton and David Bowie.

  Beckenham Place
Beckenham Place Park Beckenham, Kent
The Ideal Meeting Place.

An historic and landmark venue for Beckenham and the surrounding area. The Manor is set in 115 acre open park grounds of Beckenham Place Park, also known as Lewisham P.....
  Beckenham Rotary Club
The Park Langley Club 44 a Wickham Way, Beckenham, Kent
Rotary is a worldwide organization of business and professional leaders that provides humanitarian service, encourages high ethical standards in all vocations, and helps build goodwill and peace in th.....  
  Bromley Council
Civic Centre Car Park, Stockwell Close, Bromley, Kent
The Councilís role is to champion and represent the social, economic and environmental well-being of the area; its role as a community leader is based on its position as the locally elected democratic.....  
  Chinese Garage
Langley Roundabout, Wickham Road Beckenham, Kent
Voted the most unusual service station/garage in England in 2001, Beckenham's Chinese Garage was built in 1928 by Edmund B Clarke.

The Garage is currently not a service station and is used by .....
  Copers Cope Area Residents Association
Copers Cope Area Beckenham, Kent
Founded in 1935, the Copers Cope Area Residents Association (CCARA) covers some 2000 families in central and northern Beckenham, either directly or through smaller affiliated associations for single b.....  
  Dance Company Studios
76 High Street Beckenham, Kent
Dance Company's top-quality professional studios are available most days and hours for dance classes, rehearsals, auditions, workshops, photo shoots and other functions. Suitable for clubs, societies,.....  

  Friends of Beckenham Place Park
Beckenham Place Park Beckenham, Kent
Established in 1996, the Friends of Beckenham Place Park is an organisation which aims to ensure the protection and improvement of the parkís ecology, landscape, historic buildings and facilities for .....  
  Friends of Croydon Road Recreation Ground
A local group who aim to ensure the Croydon Road Recreation Ground is looked after in the way that befits the parks role in the area.
Croydon Road Recreation Ground, Beckenham is one of the most po.....
  Friends of Kelsey Park
95 Westgate Rd Beckenham, Kent
The Friends of Kelsey Park objectives are to secure the conservation, protection and improvement of the park as a place of historic and ecological interest and natural beauty.

The Friends form.....
  Innkeeper's lodge
422 Upper Elmers End Road Beckenham, Kent
Part of the Toby Carvery public house and restaurant, short stay accommodation is provided as part of the Innkeeper's Lodge chain - a collection of Lodges that ensures the quality, satisfaction and va.....  
  Langley Park Residents Association
Langley Park Waterside Beckenham
What is the Langley Park Residents Association?

The committee works with Peverel on a voluntary basis to ensure that the Langley Development is maintained and secure for all of us. The Associat.....
  Melrose House
89 Lennard Road London
Melrose House is a family run guest house in easy reach of Penge or a short drive to Beckenham. Melrose House offers bed and breakfast accommodation for visiting guests in a traditionally built Victor.....  
  Number Forty Seven
47 Stone Park Avenue Beckenham, Kent
Number Forty Seven is a luxury detached villa in Beckenham offering a "home from home". Bed and Breakfast. Ensuite and private bathrooms. Heated outdoor swimming pool.

Only 25 minutes to Centr.....
  Oakfield Estates
Oakfield House 107 South Eden Park Road, Beckenham, Kent
9 short stay, self catering, serviced accommodation flats with accommodation for 2 to 6 people in studio, 1 bedroom and 2 bedroom units.

Prices include linen and towels, cable TV and heating/li.....
  Park Langley Residents Association
see web site
The Association exists to promote and protect the interests of the residents of Park Langley. It is governed by a committee elected by subscribers at the Annual General Meeting. It is non political .....  
High Street Beckenham, Kent.
Beckenham Police Station has recently been reopened as a Community Sector Station. There is now a Full time Sergeant, 6 Full time Constables and 4 Full time Police Community Support Officers working v.....  
  Public Halls
4 Bromley Road Beckenham, Kent
This Victorian building, central to Beckenham, was built in 1883 by George Vigers, this grand building hosts many of the general meetings, classes, clubs and society's meetings. Its location and faci.....  
  Smile Radio
46-50 High Street Green Street Green
SMILE is a NEW radio station for the London borough of Bromley launched in October 2009.

We'll be broadcasting the best mix of music, talk, chat and local news, made by local people for everyon.....
  The Green Door
75 Altyre Way, Beckenham, Kent
Breakfast - english and continental

£35 single

£60 double

£60 twin
  Town Centre Manager
Civic Centre, Room S219, Stockwell Building, Stockwell Close, Bromley, Kent
Nicola Musto is the new town centre manager. As such her role is to improve the quality and commercial viability of Beckenham Town Centre for all its users, by acting as a catalyst and by encouraging .....  
  West Beckenham Residents Association
84 Kings Hall Road Beckenham, Kent
The West Beckenham Residents Association Was Founded in 1945
This page is dedicated to the Founder Members of the Association.

Representing residents of Lawrie Park, Kent House, Clock House.....


The Main Political parties for the area are:

Conservative Party
Liberal Democrats Party
Labour Party

Beckenham is looked after by Bromley Council who has an excellent web site with plenty of resources that are bound to answer any of your borough questions.

Beckenham's History

The Beckenham Heritage Group explores the famous and historical aspects of Beckenham.

In and Around

Beckenham's Park life can even surprise the locals

cinema releases can be found in Beckenham's Odeon Cinema in the high street.

theatre plays in The Beckenham Theatre Centre entertain audiences through the year. Up the road is the famous Churchill Theatre in Bromley.




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