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  Beckenham - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Beckenham is a town in the London Borough of Bromley, England.
St George's church at the centre of Beckenham has a 13th century lychgate that is said to be the oldest in England.
Beckenham Town Introduction, as of March 29, 2003.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Beckenham   (262 words)

Beckenham offers rugby across the full spectrum of age and ability groups from 6 years old to 'as old as you think you are' for boys, girls, men and women.
Youth rugby was established at Beckenham in 1982 and is supported by a committed team of coaches and helpers.
Beckenham has a thriving social scene with some 250 non playing members supporting the players from the touchline and in the club's famous rugby bar which has been faithfully recreated in the new clubhouse.
clubs.rfu.com /Clubs/portals/beckenham   (759 words)

 Beckenham Towntalk - It's the Talk of The Town!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Beckenham is a town with character and a notable history.
Legendary cricketer W G Grace is buried at Beckenham crematorium, as are Thomas Crapper (inventor of the flush toilet) and F Y Wolseley, (the car manufacturer).
Beckenham offers not only the usual range of high street chains but also a wide range of independent specialist shops, something that is vanishing all too quickly in many of our towns.
www.beckenham.towntalk.co.uk /about.php?Month=04&year=2005   (710 words)

 David Bowie Wonderworld: Beckenham Guide
The Beckenham Town Centre Residents Association and the Noble House Pub Company are to unveil a celebratory plaque to celebrate and recognise David Bowie's association with their town.
Beckenham has a number of train links to London and to the South of Kent (specifically Beckenham Junction, Beckenham Hill, New Beckenham, Clock House and Ravensbourne).
By road, Beckenham is on the A222, A2015, A234.
www.bowiewonderworld.com /features/beckenham.htm   (683 words)

 BBC - Kent - Sport - Beckenham 28-29 Thanet Wanderers
On a sunny day better suited to cricket Beckenham had a disappointing end to the league campaign losing to a side they beat convincingly away from home earlier in the season.
There then followed a period of pressure for Beckenham as their forwards took the game to Thanet but this pressure was not converted into points.
Beckenham next and final fixture of the season is the Kent Plate final on Sunday 7th May against local rivals, Old Dunstonians.
www.bbc.co.uk /kent/content/articles/2006/04/24/rugby_beckenham_220406_feature.shtml   (759 words)

 Beckenham Cricket Club
Beckenham Cricket Club is actually five separate sports clubs, all united at one club in Beckenham, just twenty minutes from the centre of London.
Beckenham is very easy to reach from London, or from Kent.
Beckenham Junction station is also on the Croydon Tramlink.
www.beckenhamcricketclub.co.uk   (461 words)

 David Bowie Wonderworld: Beckenham's Salute to David Bowie
Between 1969 and 1973 The Beckenham Arts Lab was a crucible for artistic talent and the launch pad for David Bowie's rise to stardom.
As well as Beckenham's MP Jacqui Lait and many other leading Beckenham figures, fans from all over the country will be present at the unveiling, Mary and Christina are travelling up from the west of the country.
He discovered David Bowie's Beckenham connection while researching a photographic CD of the area and its history for BPS (Beckenham Photographic Society).
www.bowiewonderworld.com /features/beckenham2.htm   (1121 words)

 Area guide
Beckenham is a small suburban town within the London Borough of Bromley.
As such her role is to improve the quality and commercial viability of Beckenham Town Centre for all its users, by acting as a catalyst and by encouraging.....
Beckenham is looked after by Bromley Council who has an excellent web site with plenty of resources that are bound to answer any of your borough questions.
www.beckenham.net /area.asp   (1143 words)

 BBC News | Politics | Conservatives hold Beckenham
Mr Hughes, who was also Labour's losing candidate in Beckenham on May 1, called the result a hollow victory for the Tories.
He said Beckenham had once been one of the Conservative's safest seats, but now their majority was negligible.
Ms Lait, former Parliamentary Private Secretary to Mr Hague and a one-time party whip, stood in Beckenham after losing her seat of Hastings and Rye at the General Election.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/low/uk/politics/33230.stm   (372 words)

 reportsportingh   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Now with their tails up Town pushed forward and it was Hart who made it two with a low drive that found the bottom left hand corner.
Ten minutes before the final whistle Carew rounded the keeper to slot home and the afternoon was complete when Charlie Hawkes got the final touch in a goal mouth scramble.
This was the victory that Beckenham certainly needed to get their season back on track.
www.beckenhamtownfc.co.uk /reports/reportsportingh.htm   (529 words)

 BBC - Kent - Sport - Maidstone 17 - 13 Beckenham
They were to leave beaten by the home side that were better able to cope with the conditions, a heavy sloping pitch and a strong biting wind.
The confidence of the Maidstone side was evident and even with Roberts back on the pitch Beckenham were unable to take play into the Maidstone half for long enough to mount sustained attacks.
Beckenham travel to Lewes next Saturday to play the game that was due to be played on 3rd September.
www.bbc.co.uk /kent/content/articles/2006/01/30/rugby_maidstone_280106_feature.shtml   (585 words)

 St. George's, Beckenham Home Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Welcome to St. George's, the Parish Church of Beckenham, Kent, within the Diocese of Rochester.
Set in the heart of Beckenham, at the corner of the High Street and Bromley Road and next to St. George's Green, St. George's is one of the few parish churches open throughout the day.
Beckenham Junction Station and Tram Stop are about two minutes' walk from the church.
www.btinternet.com /~stgeorge.beckenham   (239 words)

 Beckenham Place
Married to Mary Collinson (daughter of botanist Peter Collinson), he was Lord of the Manor of Beckenham from 1773 and devoted much of his energies to transforming the village into a significant suburban town, with opulent houses situated along wide tree-lined avenues.
One of his first acts was to commission Beckenham Park Place, a Palladian-style mansion (attributed to architect Sir Robert Taylor) much admired by Dr Samuel Johnson, which today serves as the club-house of a golf club.
Cator died in 1806 and was buried in the churchyard of St George's Church, Beckenham.
www.beckenhamplace.com /default.htm   (352 words)

 Beckenham Tennis Club - Home
Beckenham Tennis Club is one of the largest and longest surviving lawn tennis clubs in Kent and South East London.
Beckenham Tennis Club offers a welcoming and friendly atmosphere with first class facilities situated in green and pleasant surroundings.
Beckenham Legends, a history of Beckenham's international tennis tournament.
www.beckenhamtennisclub.co.uk   (308 words)

 Beckenham - Tī Kōuka Whenua - Māori - Christchurch City Libraries
Beckenham circuit area was traditionally used by Māori as a mahinga kai, a place for gathering food.
The land was marshy and consisted mainly of raupo swamp.
The only remaining area of the marsh today is the Beckenham Ponds, formed from natural springs in Beckenham Park.
library.christchurch.org.nz /TiKoukaWhenua/beckenham   (237 words)

 www.beckenhamspeakers.org.uk, Speakers of Beckenham Speakers Club, kent, UK
Beckenham Speakers Club is affiliated its national body the Association of Speakers Clubs which organises 170 clubs up and down the country.
Beckenham is a large town with its own identity and sense of purpose.
If you live or work in Beckenham and you're looking to build your confidence in front of an audience or kick-start your career, click on the Contact page and come along and learn at one of the most progressive speakers clubs in the country.
www.beckenhamspeakers.org.uk   (194 words)

 The Gallery Beckenham : About
ABOUT US The Gallery Beckenham was established in 2002 and has built up a considerable reputation in London and the South East since that time.
We are a private gallery in the heart of Beckenham, Kent that deals in abstract, contemporary, figurative and more paintings and sculpture both figurative and abstract, from promising young artists through to a distinguished group of established names.
The Gallery Beckenham is situated on the corner of Beckenham High Street and Manor Road, next to Manor House Estates.
www.gallerybeckenham.com /about.asp   (527 words)

 Beckenham and Sydenham Cricket Club
Beckenham and Sydenham Cricket Club was formed in 2003 by the merger of the two northern Kent Cricket clubs.
Beckenham Cricket Club is a multi-sports club in north-west Kent, additionally playing Tennis, Hockey, Squash, Road-running, as well as having an active social section.
For details on sections other than cricket please follow the Beckenham CC Website link to the main club site.
www.beckenham-sydenhamcc.co.uk   (170 words)

 Beckenham Town F.C. - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Beckenham Town F.C. are a football club based in Beckenham in the London Borough of Bromley, England.
As Beckenham Town, the club continued to compete in the South East London Amateur League with distinction, relocating to Stanhope Grove, the former ground of the defunct earlier Beckenham club.
In 2005/06 Beckenham were in the running for the Kent League title right up until the last day of the season, but were pipped at the post by Maidstone.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Beckenham_Town_F.C.   (442 words)

 Fitness Exchange - Beckenham   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Beckenham Fitness Exchange is situated in an idyllic position within the leafy glades of Kent.
Beckenham has ideal facilities for a variety of functions.
The gym is situated in a large hall providing a beautiful view of the immaculate sports fields and boasts a large and comfortable terrace.
www.fitness-exchange.net /beckenham.htm   (328 words)

 Beckenham's Night of Honour - Welcome
Beckenham’s Night of Honour is like no other awards ceremony.
Its revolutionary first year, Beckenham’s Night of Honour rewards the unsung heroes of the community who have deliberately gone out of their way to make a difference to other people’s lives.
We are aiming to celebrate teachers, children, foster carers, caretakers, shop assistants, firemen, sports teams and many other individuals and organisations from across the community.
www.beckenhamsnightofhonour.org.uk   (118 words)

 Beckenham Junior Choir and Youth Voices - gives children in the Beckenham area a place to sing!
The Beckenham Junior Choir is for children aged 7 to 11, and of all musical abilities.
We rehearse weekly in Beckenham Baptist Church in Elm Road, Beckenham, (see a map here).
The Beckenham Junior Choir was established in 1993.It gives children in the Beckenham area a unique singing opportunity covering a wide variety of music in a non-competitive atmosphere.
www.beckenhamjuniorchoir.co.uk   (577 words)

 Beckenham Round Table Fireworks Display   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Beckenham Round Table has been organising a Family Fireworks Display, in aid of charitable causes, since 1948 or so.
As well as raising money for various worthy causes the club has organised the display as a means of providing a service to the children of the area, in order to present a safety conscious alternative to the more dangerous back garden displays.
If you are interested in helping at the display or in joining Beckenham Round Table please click here, we would love to hear from you.
www.zyworld.com /rtlondon/beckenhamfireworks.htm   (909 words)

The Club is based at Beckenham Cricket Club, Foxgrove Road, Beckenham, Kent, BR3 5AS.
Membership has grown in the last couple of years and we are currently around 70 members of all abilities from joggers through to competitive runners.
Oh, and a rumour that the winner of the beccemhamains short race appeared from "Nowhere" and therefor beckenham running club won 1st 2nd and 3rd.
www.beckenhamrunning.co.uk   (1940 words)

 Carey and Enid Blyton MusicWeb(UK)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Thus, although Carey and his wife Mary moved to an affordable house in Swanley in 1965, the connection with Beckenham is sustained by the town’s youngsters, the Beckenham Junior Choir for example.
Beckenham’s two famous Blytons met twice: in a private box in the Stoll Theatre and for afternoon tea in Fortnum and Mason’s.
Beckenham’s unknown although well sung hero will be celebrated in an exhibition marking his 70th birthday to be held in Beckenham Library from March 4th to 20th this year.
www.musicweb-international.com /classrev/2002/Apr02/blyton.htm   (866 words)

 Welcome to Beckenham Town's Official Web site
Although it was a disappointing performance against Erith Town, nevertheless Becks extended their unbeaten run to seven games.
Beckenham's popular Publicity Officer and Programme Editor Ian Muir is unwell at the moment.
Becks TV Beckenham's game against Slade Green turned out to be the proverbial game of two halves.
www.beckenhamtownfc.co.uk   (394 words)

 Beckenham property for sale & rent, BR3 flats & houses
Beckenham's bustling high street has a real village feel to it and contains many well known high street shops along side a high number of very popular restaurants and bars which come alive at night.
Beckenham has a large number of Victorian properties that are highly sought after.
Located close to New Beckenham Station, are a large number of high quality apartment style developments that are popular with those who work in the City.
www.property-go.co.uk /area_guides/bromley/beckenham.asp   (268 words)

As they struggle to find the ring's owner Tyler's dreams are completed, but time is running out and her history lessons become reality.
Jane Beckenham has done a terrific job in bringing Port Royal, Jamaica during 1692 to life.
The characters are well drawn and 'Sin City' with all its smells, rum, pirates and slaves isn't a place for the faint hearted.
www.trebleheartbooks.com /BeckenhamSynops.html   (268 words)

 LondonTown.com | Beckenham Road Guide | Beckenham Road London, BR3, England, UK | London Streets by Street
Beckenham Road is located in the borough of Bromley
The nearest underground station to Beckenham Road is 'New Cross Gate ' which is about 138 minutes to the North West.
New Beckenham Railway Station, Lennard Road, Beckenham, (15 mins to the North East)
www.londontown.com /LondonStreets/_beckenham_road_ca0.html   (110 words)

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