The Copers Cope Ward is home to three local working parents passionate about our community.
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Alison Davis has lived in Beckenham since 2006, where her daughter attends a local state school. After a number of years working in the Housing and Planning Departments of the Civil Service, Alison now runs a successful Beckenham vintage fair.
With a keen interest in retail and local business, she is involved in overseeing the Business Improvement District project, intended to take over Beckenham’s town centre management functions next year.
Alison is passionate about education, particularly in promoting equality of opportunity for economically disadvantaged children and of supporting those who speak English as an additional language. She has served as a governor at primary schools in both Bromley and Lewisham boroughs.
Rich and his young family live on Brackley Road in Beckenham. He works as a treasurer for a social housing company, having spent a decade as a financial analyst in the city.
He is a keen runner, and helped to established the Beckenham Place Parkrun, where he regularly volunteers on Saturday mornings. He is also an ardent Crystal Palace supporter, leading a campaign which helped save the club from insolvency several years ago.
Rich has been campaigning for greater road safety in Beckenham. He has received TFL’s support for a crossing at New Beckenham station, and wants to see reduced speed zones introduced around all the borough’s schools. He is also determined to increase the transparency, accessibility and consultancy of Bromley Council.