Beckenham has many interesting and historic places. Below are links to articles about these places.
Beckenham Library LBB’s Closure Plans The following article is part of the an appeal to Historic England to classify the Library as a listed building. Beckenham Library has played a central part in the area’s cultural and historical development … read more
Famous Beckenham people and the Clock House District Abbreviations BCSB Beckenham County School for Boys BCSG Beckenham County School for Girls BSA Beckenham School of Art BSC Beckenham Swimming Club read more
Bowie’s Bandstand and Paxton’s Palace Bowie’s iron Bandstand was built in Croydon Road Recreation Ground in Beckenham at the end of of the 19th Century. For 120 years it has been the centre of attraction of the park, the venue … read more
Beckenham Crematorium and Cemetery is the full name for the facility which opened in 1876 as the Crystal Palace District Cemetery – see poster below. The aerial view painting used in the poster shows that the 41 acre site remains … read more
Meeting: 10/10/2018 – Environment and Community Services Policy Development and Scrutiny Committee (Item 20) 20 CROYDON ROAD RECREATION GROUND BANDSTAND RESTORATION PDF 92 KB Additional documents: · Appendix 1 for CRRG Bandstand Project, item 20 PDF 5 MB · Appendix … read more
Enid Blyton’s Education in Beckenham Enid enjoyed her time in her schools in Beckenham where she learned so much and made good friends, which education and people helped her to become an ‘author who inspired generations of young readers.’ Link to pdf file Enid … read more
There are three fire station buildings in Beckenham. In the year 2000, the Copers Cope Area Residents Association marked the Millennium by placing a Plaque above the Water Spout on the building used by Beckenham’s first Fire Brigade from 1872 … read more