Penge High Street Shop Front Improvement Project
Bromley High Street Regeneration
The London Borough of Bromley have appointed YOU&ME and their subcontractors Aldworth James & Bond to design and deliver 12 shopfronts within Penge High Street. The improvements are part of the New Homes Bonus Top Slice Programme of regeneration. The scheme is currently at scoping and concept design stage, and will be completed by end of 2018/Early 2019.
As part of the scoping stage, Y&M have indentified a wayfinding and welcome graphics strategy inclusive of restoration works to key historic buildings with the aim of securing additional funding for phase 2 of the project. Athough a number of the original buildings have been demolished, such as the Grand Empire Cinema whose name lives on in Empire Square and the old Co-op, many original elegant buildings still remain (if only above street level) but need love, care and attention to restore these to their former glory.
Penge High Street has a number of good local businesses that are well loved within and outside the immediate vicinity. There is a strong sense of a local community with groups such as the Penge Traders, the Penge Tourist Board, Penge Street Art and other local groups all wanting to make Penge a better place. Penge also has a local Town Team which is progressing to develop The Penge Business Improvement District Company.