Alexandra Cottages

In the heart of Penge, SE20

The Alexandra Cottages is a very special area in the heart of Penge, London SE20 with a friendly community spirit. The estate has 181 houses on 5 roads – Albert, Edward, Princes and Victor Road and Hardings Lane.

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The Alexandra Residents’ Association has set up this web site for our new residents, people who have lived here for years as well as people who are thinking about making their home here.

The association organises social events, publishes a regular newsletter and the twice yearly Porcupine Post magazine, advises on conservation issues, loans DIY equipment from our shed and produces a yellow pages of useful trades-people and a local services list. Click on the items in the menu for more details.

The best thing to do is come to one of our events, email us or come and find one of the committee who live on the estate. If you have any questions or want to get more involved please get in touch with us here.

To share information with fellow residents or to ask for help and advice from borrowing a plank to giving away an unwanted plant to making sure you are up to date with the gossip join our Facebook group.

For a booking form please e-mail Jane at janeedoxey@me.com or ask for one at the Alexandra Nurseries.

All ARA members are invited to the first Bromley Safer Neighbourhood Board’s Public Meeting to discuss community safety.
(The new Bromley Safer Neighbourhood Board replaces the Bromley Community Engagement Forum)

Location: Citygate Church, 22 Rectory Road, Beckenham, BR3 1AA

Date: Wednesday 9th July

Time: 6:30pm start to peruse stands, and 7:00pm Meeting start

Our chair recently attended the Bromley Residents Federation meeting and found the following presentation on Planning in Bromley from the Chief Planning Officer very interesting.

AGM 2014

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Our AGM will be on Tuesday 24th June at 8pm at the Crooked Billet on Penge Lane/Penge High Street.

Please put the date in your diary!

All welcome and we are seeking election of new committee members and looking for new road reps in Princes and Victor Roads.

Please do consider being more active as the more people we have the lighter the load for everyone and the more fun and sociable things are!

Cycling

FREE Adult Cycle Training is now available for all adults who live or work in Bromley.

Run by National Standard-qualified instructors from the London Borough of Bromley’s Road Safety Unit Cycling Team, sessions cater to all abilities.

Three Bikeability levels available:

Dates available throughout the year at NORMAN PARK, CATOR PARK or PRIORY GARDENS; courses last 2 – 4 hours

  • Level 1 – Off-road riding, for beginners or those returning to cycling
  • Level 2 – Riding on quiet roads, for people with some experience in traffic but not confident
  • Level 3 – Riding on busier roads, for experienced cyclists and those confident in traffic

To book your place, go to www.bromley.gov.uk and search “Adult Cycle Training”

Cycle Maintenance Course

Taught by City & Guilds-qualified instructor

Covers puncture repair, adjustment of brakes & gears and more

Full-day course, only £20

To book your place, go to www.baec.ac.uk

Complete Driving Course

Thursday 9th October 2014

09:30 to 15:00

One day course £18

At the Kentwood Centre, Penge

Topics include:

  • Winter and night time driving
  • Braking and acceleration techniques
  • Skid avoidance

To book your place contact:

Bromley Adult Education College

Tel: 020 8460 0020

Web: www.baec.ac.uk

Parking with Confidence

Reverse bay and Parallel Parking made clear,  with tips, advice and a practical element to build confidence and skills

Tuesday July 15th 2014

10:00am – 12:00pm

Course cost £18

Kentwood Centre, Penge

DELEGATES WILL NEED TO BRING THEIR OWN CAR

 

To book your place contact:

Bromley Adult Education College

Tel: 020 8460 0020

Web: www.baec.ac.uk

 

Scheme Lead Officer /

Contact Details

Congestion Relief  
  • Penge & Crystal Palace congestion relief (A234/A213) and local safety scheme at Green Lane jnt High Street
Chris Cole

Email: chris.cole@bromley.gov.uk

Tel: 0208 313 4630

  • Chislehurst Common
Chris Cole

Email: chris.cole@bromley.gov.uk

Tel: 0208 313 4630

  • Widmore Road jnt Kentish Way (A222/A21)
Chris Cole

Email: chris.cole@bromley.gov.uk

Tel: 0208 313 4630

  • Southend Road jnt Rectory Road
Malcolm Harris

Email: malcolm.harris@bromley.gov.uk

Tel: 0208 313 4500

  • Heathfield Road/Westerham Road Roundabout
Spencer Pritchard

Email: spencer.pritchard@bromley.gov.uk

Tel: 0208 313 4166

  • Tudor Way jnt Petts Wood Road
Spencer Pritchard

Email: spencer.pritchard@bromley.gov.uk

Tel: 0208 313 4166

  • Perry Street jnt Beaverwood Road
Laura Squires

Email: laura.squires@bromley.gov.uk

Tel: 0208 313 4231

  • Wendover Road jnt A21
Muazzam Shahid

Email: muazzam.shahid@bromley.gov.uk

Tel: 0208 313 4544

  • Sevenoaks Way jnt Main Road – signals
Ismiel Alobeid

Email: ismiel.alobeid@bromley.gov.uk

Tel: 0208 461 7487

  • Sevenoaks Way jnt Leesons Hill
Ismiel Alobeid

Email: ismiel.alobeid@bromley.gov.uk

Tel: 0208 461 7487

  • Nugent Centre – snagging
Ismiel Alobeid

Email: ismiel.alobeid@bromley.gov.uk

Tel: 0208 461 7487

 
Casualty Reduction    
  • Beckenham Road / Queens Road / Hayne Road
Muazzam Shahid

Email: muazzam.shahid@bromley.gov.uk

Tel: 0208 313 4544

  • Addington Road jnt Layhams Road
Laura Squires

Email: laura.squires@bromley.gov.uk

Tel: 0208 313 4231

  • Copers Cope Road jnt Bridge Road
Spencer Pritchard

Email: spencer.pritchard@bromley.gov.uk

Tel: 0208 313 4166

 
Parking    
  • Robin Hood Green
Malcolm Harris

Email: malcolm.harris@bromley.gov.uk

Tel: 0208 313 4500

  • Sundridge Park Area
Laura Squires

Email: laura.squires@bromley.gov.uk

Tel: 0208 313 4231

  • Elmfield Park One-Way/Parking bays
Laura Squires

Email: laura.squires@bromley.gov.uk

Tel: 0208 313 4231

  • Clock House Road CPZ
Paul Nevard

Email: paul.nevard@bromley.gov.uk

Tel: 0208 313 4425

  • New Beckenham Car Park
Malcolm Harris

Email: malcolm.harris@bromley.gov.uk

Tel: 0208 313 4500

  • Chelsfield Station Area
Ismiel Alobeid

Email: ismiel.alobeid@bromley.gov.uk

Tel: 0208 461 7487

 
Cycling & Walking    
  • Main Road, Biggin Hill Zebra
Spencer Pritchard

Email: spencer.pritchard@bromley.gov.uk

Tel: 0208 313 4166

  • Dunkery Road Pedestrian Crossing
Lisa Allen

Email: lisa.allen@bromley.gov.uk

Tel: 0208 31 34528

  • Orpington Road New Footway
Malcolm Harris

Email: malcolm.harris@bromley.gov.uk

Tel: 0208 313 4500

  • Leesons Hill New Footway
Malcolm Harris

Email: malcolm.harris@bromley.gov.uk

Tel: 0208 313 4500

  • Southborough Lane
Lisa Allen

Email: lisa.allen@bromley.gov.uk

Tel: 0208 31 34528

  • Court Road Refuge Enlargements
Paul Nevard

Email: paul.nevard@bromley.gov.uk

Tel: 0208 313 4425

  • Cray Valley Road Footway
Malcolm Harris

Email: malcolm.harris@bromley.gov.uk

Tel: 0208 313 4500

 

NB:  Please note that these locations are still subject to change depending on the outcome of the site investigations and / or consultations.