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A large, vibrant district in the south east of London, Bromley is situated in the Borough of Bromley and is the administrative centre for the area. Once a simple market town, Bromley has enjoyed expansion and development, partly due to the opening of a railway station in the mid 1800s, which was the start of Bromley becoming the commercial and retail hub that it is today. Positioned just over 9 miles from Charing Cross, Bromley is an area that boasts a rich and varied history as well as diverse culture. There are a number of historic landmarks in the area, including Bromley College, with its beautiful mature gardens. As an affluent area, Bromley is also home to a variety of gated communities.
As a commercial and retail hub, Bromley has a diverse range of businesses that occupy its retail and office space. The High Street here is pedestrianised and is home to a shopping mall, The Glades. A number of popular retailers are based here such as Gap, Waterstone’s and Oasis. Other business types here include financial services, graphic designers, photographers, recruitment agencies, legal service providers, and accountants to name but a few. Adecco Recruitment is based in the town along with Bethune International Beauty School, Alex Reade Motorsports and Railway Management Services.
Entertainment And Dining Out
When it comes to entertainment, there is a variety of choice available in Bromley. A number of theatres are situated in and around the area, including the Churchill Theatre and the Bromley Little Theatre, both of which host a variety of performances. Empire Cinema is the place to go if you want to catch the latest movies or you can enjoy one of the many pubs in the area. When it is time to dine, you will have an excellent choice of eateries to select from. Enjoy spicy Indian food at Madhuwan Restaurant; try the Peking Diner for delicious Chinese, or head to Chimichanga to sample fabulous Mexican cuisine.
There are two railways stations that serve Bromley, the first being Bromley South, which is on the Chatham Line and provides a convenient service to central London. The other station is Bromley North, which provides a shuttle service to Grove Park. From here, you can connect to areas such as Charing Cross, Cannon Street and London Bridge. You can enjoy convenient access to other parts of the borough through the regular bus services that operate here and taxis are also readily available for those looking for over ground transportation.