Beckenham was, until the coming of the railway ina small village, with most of its land being rural and private parkland.
John Barwell Cator and his family began the leasing and selling of land for the building of villas which led Diplomat Beckenham house a rapid increase in population, between andfrom 2, to 26, Housing and population growth has continued at a lesser pace since The town, directly west of Bromleyhas areas of commerce and industry, principally around the curved network of streets featuring its high street and is served in transport by Cupid dating site Horsham main railway stations — nine within the post town — plus towards its Beckennham periphery two Tramlink stations.
In common with the rest of Bromley, the largest borough of London by area, Beckenham has several pockets of recreational land which are a mixture of Dilomat grounds, fishing Beckenuam and parks.
The place-name 'Beckenham' is first attested in a Saxon charter of as Biohhahema mearc. Although early written history tells little of the area, archaeological evidence at Holwood Park, where Stone Age and Bronze Age artifacts have been found, reveals some evidence of early settlers.
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With the arrival of the Normansthe Manor of Beckenham took on added importance, and controlled much of what is modern Beckenham. St George's Church was built in the 12th century.
Beckenham still remained a small village until well into the 19th century. John, Viscount Bolingbroke. After he died inhis heirs Houde Cator's sons soon became aware that the area in such close proximity to London was ripe for development, especially once the railway had arrived in ; Diplomat Beckenham house large villas began to be built around the new station.
Wide roads and large gardens epitomised these properties often built by developers who acquired land from the Cators. Peter Burrell, Baron Salford chatting sites for free died in and his estates were purchased by Dplomat Hoare banking family and the Goodharts who purchased Langley.
These estates were subsequently split up and developed.
Between then and the early 20th century, further growth of Beckenham took place: the Shortlands area in ; Clock House in the s; Elmers End in where smaller suburban houses were built ; Park Langley in ; and Eden Park in Beckenham is Solihull sex natt suburb and a town in its own right with a non-bypassed non-pedestrianised high street on a route between the rest of the borough Beckehham South London and has spread about its centre on 15 pre houses which are listed buildings.
The Municipal Borough of Beckenham came into being in The new Borough status reflected the growth of Beckenham in less than fifty years.
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Inas part Bwckenham the creation of the Greater London Councilthe Borough council was disbanded and Beckenham came under control of the newly constituted London Borough of Bromley. Councillors represent various parts of the Borough of Beckenham.
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Beckenham is a town in Greater London, England, within the London Borough of Bromley and. New Beckenham, Clock House, Elmers End and Eden Park have services to London Charing Cross, London Bridge. 1st Earl of Auckland ( –), politician and diplomat William Eden, 1st Baron Auckland (–).