London Borough of Bromley

The London Borough of Bromley (/ˈbrɒmli/ (listen)) is the southeasternmost of the London boroughs that make up Greater London, bordering the ceremonial county of Kent, which most of Bromley was part of before 1965. The borough's population is an estimated 332,336. It is named after Bromley, its principal town; other major towns are Penge, Hayes, West Wickham, Chislehurst, Beckenham and Orpington. The local authority is Bromley London Borough Council.[n 1]

London Borough of Bromley
Bromley shown within Greater London
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Constituent countryEngland
Ceremonial countyGreater London
Created1 April 1965
Admin HQStockwell Close, Bromley
  TypeLondon borough council
  BodyBromley London Borough Council
  LeadershipLeader & Cabinet (Conservative)
  MayorNicholas Bennett
  London AssemblyPeter Fortune (Conservative) AM for Bexley and Bromley
  MPsGareth Bacon (Conservative)
Bob Stewart (Conservative)
Bob Neill (Conservative)
Ellie Reeves (Labour)
  Total57.97 sq mi (150.15 km2)
  Rank183rd (of 309)
 (mid-2019 est.)
  Rank27th (of 309)
  Density5,700/sq mi (2,200/km2)
77.4% White British
1.4% White Irish
0.2% White Gypsy or Irish Traveller
5.3% Other White
1.3% White & Black Caribbean
0.4% White & Black African
1% White & Asian
0.9% Other Mixed
2% Indian
0.3% Pakistani
0.4% Bangladeshi
0.9% Chinese
1.6% Other Asian
3.2% Black African
2.1% Black Caribbean
0.7% Other Black
0.3% Arab
0.6% Other
Time zoneUTC (GMT)
  Summer (DST)UTC+1 (BST)
Area codes01689, 01959, 020
ONS code00AF
GSS codeE09000006
PoliceMetropolitan Police

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