Inventory Site Record

Langley Park

Langley Park (Bromley)

Brief Description

The site is part of the old Langley Park estate, Which was purchased in 1733 by the Burrell family who also owned Holwood House and Kelsey Park and who employed Humphry Repton, although it is not known how much of his plans were undertaken here. The 2nd edition OS Map of 1898 shows two obelisks to the east, Red Lodge and Langley Park Lodge, and the River Beck, which runs to the west. The site is now split between residential housing, schools, Research laboratories, sports field and a Golf Course.

Practical Information
Previous / Other name:
Langley Park Estate
Site location:
Barnfield Wood Road, Beckenham
Postcode:
BR3
Type of site:
Private Open Land
Borough:
Bromley
Open to public?
No
Opening times:
private
Special conditions:
Facilities:
Events:
Public transport:
Rail: West Wickham. Bus: 194.

The information shown above was correct at the time of the last update 01/12/2006
Please check with the site owner or manager for latest news. www.bromley.gov.uk

Full Site Description

Sources consulted:

Further Information (Planning and Conservation)
Grid ref:
TQ384670 (538378,167044)
Size in hectares:
c25
Site ownership:
Part owned by LB Bromley, leased to Golf Club
Site management:
various
Date(s):
C18th/C19th
Designer(s):
Humphry Repton
Listed structures:
None
On National Heritage List for England (NHLE), Parks & Gardens:

No
Registered common or village green on Commons Registration Act 1965:

No
Protected under London Squares Preservation Act 1931:

No

Local Authority Data

The information below is taken from the relevant Local Authority's planning legislation, which was correct at the time of research but may have been amended in the interim. Please check with the Local Authority for latest planning information.

On Local List:
No
In Conservation Area:
No
Tree Preservation Order:
No
Nature Conservation Area:
Yes - Borough Importance II (golf course)
Green Belt:
No
Metropolitan Open Land:
Yes
Special Policy Area:
No
Other LA designation:
None

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