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Brief description of site

Norman Park is a large open space mainly given over to sports, its main entrance up a tarmac road from Hayes Lane on the western side.

Brief history of site

The 1st edition OS Map of 1871 shows the site as farmland. The park is named after the Norman family whose estates once dominated Bromley; their name dates back to 1661. The land for Norman Park was acquired from A C Norman by Bromley Council in the 1930s.

Location information:

Address: Hayes Lane/Bromley Common, BR2 9PF

Locality: London

Local Authorities:

Greater London; Bromley

Historical County: Kent

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 177 Grid Ref: TQ411674
Latitude: 51.3881 Longitude: 0.026452

Directions:

Rail: Bromley South. Bus: 61, 261, 320, 358, 402.

Visitor facilities

Opening contact details:

The park is open from 7.30am weekdays/9am Sat/Sun/BHs - half hour after dusk.

Key information:

Form of site: public park

Purpose of site: public park

Context or principal building: parks, gardens and urban spaces

Site first created: After 1930

Main period of development: Mid 20th century

Survival: Extant

Site Size (Hectares): 56

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