Boroughs | Bromley




Map Key

  • Investment Opportunities
  • Opportunity Areas
  • Area of Intensification
  • Central activity Zone

Town Centres

  • International or metropolitan
  • Major
  • District
  • Borough Boundary
  • Green Belt
  • Metropolitan open land / Other open spaces
  • Rail station
  • Railway track
  • Foreshore
  • Water

The London Borough of Bromley is London’s largest borough by area, occupying 59 square miles. Its enviable position in the South-East makes it an attractive place for residents, businesses and visitors alike.

With strong road connectivity to other economic nodes via the M25, M20 and the South Circular, Bromley is ideally located for links into London and also Kent and beyond via its proximity to ports such as Folkstone. Bromley has more railway stations than any other London Borough providing quick and efficient travel into London.

Home to the only specialist business airport within the M25, Biggin Hill Airport accounts for 20% of business aviation traffic in the Metropolitan region and is surrounded by a cluster of high value businesses engaged in aviation services.

Strong digital connectivity meets the needs of most modern and higher value businesses that locate here. This, combined with a skilled and well-qualified workforce, appeals to a wide range of business sectors.

An abundance of green space, including the famous Crystal Palace Park, enhances the health and well-being of residents. With over 120 parks in the Borough, there are plenty of opportunities for leisure and exercise. There is also a strong cultural and historical heritage in the Borough which has paved the way for creative clusters to evolve. 


Population projections 2021 333,651

Population projections 2050 371,584


London plan new homes (ten-year target) 7,740

Building council homes for Londoners (four-year programme) 817

  • Largest London borough and low levels of deprivation-- 4th least deprived of the 33 Boroughs
  • The 8th most populous London Borough with approximately 331,000 residents living in an estimated 141,000 households
  • Bromley Town Centre has been designated one of the first Night Time Enterprise Zones by the GLA
  • Crystal Palace Park housing land with outline planning permission for 210 homes is coming to the market in spring 2024.

Lydia Lee, Assistant Director, Culture and Regeneration

“Bromley, a fantastic place to live and work, where everyone can lead healthy, safe and independent lives.”

  • Our residents have access to the right opportunities for skills and education that will ensure healthy employment

  • Our businesses have access to the right employment spaces in the right places with local business clusters which encourage enterprise and facilitate sustained growth

  • Our borough is an exciting, attractive, healthy, sustainable and welcoming place where businesses thrive, people aspire to live and visit, and new enterprises seek to invest

  • Our High Streets are places where people want to work, visit and live

  • Our residents and business community are well connected through diverse physical and digital infrastructure networks which underpins mobility across the whole borough

  • Our cultural and tourism industries continue to grow and diversify, and our unique historical features are promoted for the world to see

  • Our green economy will help to sustain and advance economic, environmental and social wellbeing