This page was updated on 19/07/20. We endeavor to keep this as up-to-date as possible.
Local sources of help
Bromley Food Bank is still functional, but offering a delivery-only service due to social distancing rules. See the website for places to donate to.
Bromley, Lewisham & Greenwich MIND continue to offer support for those who use their services, and remain available to those who feel they need extra help.
Information about Bromley Council:
Bromley council remain contactable by phone or their website. The Civic centre is open by appointment only, for issues that can only be dealt with in person. Call 0208 464 3333 to book an appointment.
Council Tax & Benefits
You can call 0300 003 0089 to pay your council tax. There are options for those struggling paying their council tax. Click here for more information.
For those who make cash Council Tax payments using the kiosk at Penge, call 0300 303 8670.
For queries around benefits, the council is contactable on 0300 303 8670.
Social services remain contactable.
Adult services 020 8461 7777
Child services 020 8461 7373
Registration of births and deaths can be done by appointment. Some parts of the process have changed to speed up the process.
Marriage and Civil Partnerships already planned at Bromley Civic Centre are to resume from 3 August, and bookings are open for next year.
For more information, click here.
🔑 Domestic violence -
Bromley has not issued additional guidance but we would recommend Advance as a useful resource at these times.
🌲 Waste & Recycling-
Household waste and recycling is now being collected normally, in most cases. Those paying for garden waste will continue to have this collected.
Waldo Road and Churchfields recycling centres are operating by appointment only to allow social distancing, until at least September. Click here for more information.
Libraries are slowly reopening: Beckenham, Chiselhurst, Penge, Orpington, St Paul's Cray and West Wickham libraries are open from 10am-2pm, Mon-Sat. Some services are reduced, including computer access by first-come-first-served appointment only. For more information, click here.
For Library Customers who use the Library to access other Council services e.g. to pay their Council Tax or to use Library computers to access housing or benefits information, support and advice is available from Bromley Council online.
💷 Business rates-
There is information about the various offerings on the councils website. Click here for more information.
Parks in Bromley remain open. Please use social distancing measuring when visiting the parks. Cafes in parks have closed