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Bromley

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For other uses, see Bromley (disambiguation).
Bromley
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Administration
Borough:Bromley
County:Greater London
Region:Greater London
Nation:England
Other
Ceremonial County:Greater London
Traditional County:Kent
Post Office and Telephone
Post town:BROMLEY
Postcode:BR1
Dialling Code:020

Bromley is the main town in the London Borough of Bromley. The town has a thriving shopping centre as well as excellent transport links both to the M25 and to Central London.

Bromley is also known for "The Bromley Contingent", who were a group of followers and fans of the Sex Pistols (including Siouxsie Sioux, Sid Vicious and Billy Idol who also went on to become famous).

H G Wells, most famous for his book "War of the Worlds", was born here.

Leofric, Earl of Mercia and husband of the Lady Godiva, is said to have died here in 1057.

Note: However, this is not true as Leofric died in Bromley, Staffordshire and not Bromley, Kent. DP

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Arms of the former Borough of Bromley
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Arms of the former Borough of Bromley
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