Bromley Branch News

Keeing you updated with the latest Bromley CAMRA Branch news.

Your branch needs you to help save The Chelsfield Pub

Your support is urgently needed to assist in the campaign to save The Chelsfield Pub from closure, demolition and redevelopment. Any comments on this planning application have to be with the council by 14th November.

The pub is owned by Punch, but has in recent years been operated by Gladewood Taverns. At the end of October Punch gave notice to the pub’s operators that they had submitted a planning application for the ‘Demolition of existing building and redevelopment to create a replacement public house and landlord accommodation; A1 convenience store; 10x residential apartments; reconfiguration of the car park and bin/cycle storage’.

The Chelsfield, built in the 1930s, is a distinctive brick building of an unusual design, with a number of original internal features still in place. The pub has a loyal following from the local community who are outraged at the potential loss of their ‘local’, not least because […..]

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London Pubs Group tour of Bromley pubs of architectural interest.

The CAMRA London Pubs Group was established in the early 1990s to promote the preservation of historic and architecturally important London pubs.  The tours usually concentrate on historic pubs but occasionally new or refurbished pubs are included in order to assess the quality of the design.  All welcome to join the crawl, whether a CAMRA member or not. 

The tour starts at noon on Saturday 23 Junel 2018 at The Daylight Inn.   

This grade II listed pub is very close to Petts Wood railway station, and can also be reached by the 208 bus from Central Bromley or Orpington.  The 273, R2, R3 and R7 routes also pass close by.  Alight from the bus at Petts Wood Station. 

http://whatpub.com/pubs/BRO/12544/daylight-inn-petts-wood

The full route is shown below:

noon Daylight Inn, Station Sq, Petts Wood, BR5 1LZ 1.15pm Partridge, 194 High St, Bromley BR1 1HE 2.45pm Star & Garter, 227 High St, […..]

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Bromley CAMRA Pub of the Year 2018

Bromley CAMRA is pleased to announce that the Star & Garter in Bromley town centre has been awarded the title of Bromley Branch Pub of the Year 2018.

After being closed for a number of years the pub reopened under new management in November 2016 and now offers a range of cask beers, many of which were often previously rarely seen in Bromley, including beers from Arbor, Marble, Siren, Tiny Rebel and Wylam and others, all currently being sold at only £3 a pint. With up to 5 beers on handpump, the selection normally includes at least one stout and/or a porter. Draft cider, plus up to 16 quality ‘craft keg’ and imported draught beers are also available.

The pub has probably one of the most imposing exteriors of any pub in the Bromley area, including a very prominent sign projecting over the pavement, however inside the pub is in […..]

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Greater London CAMRA Regional Club of the Year 2017

Bromley CAMRA are pleased to be able to announce that CAMRA Greater London Region have selected Orpington Liberal Club as their Regional Club of the Year for 2017.  This is the 2nd time that the club has received this award, having previously held the title in 2015, when it subsequently went on to reach the ‘final four’ in the national award.

The award presentation will be made by Geoff Strawbridge, London Region Director, on Monday 6th November at approx 20:30. The club has also arranged a ‘pump takeover’ and ‘meet the brewer’ event for the same evening with Goody’s Brewery.  All members are welcome to attend for the evening, but please remember to bring your CAMRA membership card with you to access the club as a guest.

One In The Wood Award Presentation

On Tuesday 9th May Bromley CAMRA presented The One in The Wood in Petts Wood with the Pub Of The Year 2017 Runner Up award.

Bromley CAMRA 2017 Pub of the Year presentation at the Greyhound Keston

The Greyhound in Keston was presented with their Pub Of The Year Award 2017

Bromley CAMRA announces Bromley Pub and Club of the Year 2017

Bromley CAMRA is pleased to announce that the Bromley Branch Pub of the Year is the Greyhound in Keston, with the One Inn the Wood (Petts Wood) being the runner up, and that the branch Club of the Year, for the 5th consecutive year is Orpington Liberal Club.

Bromley CAMRA congratulates the winners and runners-up. The  winners’ certificates will be presented to the Greyhound on Saturday 15th April 2017, during their Easter Beer Festival and to Orpington Liberal Club on Friday 21st April during their Spring Beer Festival.

A date will be announced shortly for a presentation at the One Inn The Wood, who were previous winners of the Bromley Pub of the Year Award in both 2015 and 2016, and also the London Regional winner in 2015.

The Coach & Horses In Beckenham LocAle accredited

The Coach & Horses In Beckenham is now LocAle accredited. They always have Sambrooks and Cronx on tap.

The Coach & Horses Burnhill Road Beckenham BR3 3LA

Railway Tavern in Bromley LocAle accredited

The Railway Tavern in Bromley is now LocAle accredited. They will always be having at least one Volden beer on. This will be joined by various guest ales from other London and nearby brewers.

Note they don’t open until 4pm on weekdays.

Railway Tavern 45 East Street, Bromley, BR1 1QQ

The Compass in Bromley has closed

The Compass, a traditional real ale pub in Market Square Bromley has poured it’s last pint, and closed indefinitely.

More information will be published once it becomes available.

Update 23/02/2016 – The Compass will now become a pizza restaurant.