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Bromley is an area in East London, located in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets and is unofficially known as Bromley-by-Bow to avoid confusion with identically-named Bromley in the London Borough of Bromley.[1]

Bromley is the location of Kingsley Hall, The Widow's Son and Bow Locks.


In September 2014 Bow School moved from the old site off Fairfield Road in Bow to a new site in Bromley-by-Bow 1 mile to the south-east by Bow Locks, in a brand new building designed by van Heyningen and Haward Architects.

In February 2016, Transport for London released a consultation regarding various changes on local bus services in Poplar and the Isle of Dogs. One of these changes saw route 108 swap routes between Bow and Blackwall Tunnel with route D8 from 1 October 2016.

The BBC CBeebies Apple Tree House began filming its episodes on the Devons Estate began in 2017.

In 2018, a campaign was set up by residents who want to see the introduction of crossings and a 30 miles per hour speed limit on the A12, which is advertised on the Tower Hamlets Labour website on behalf of the local residents, calling on the council to contact City Hall and Transport for London on their behalf to improve the safety of the A12.

A delegation of 15 senior figures from the Commonwealth of Nations Study Conferences Leaders programme went to the Children's House Nursery School in 2019 as part of a programme to look at excellent practice in a variety of fields. The Bow Hub opened in the summer of 2019 and is part one of a network of hubs across the East End and is being created by Tower Hamlets Council to give people a healthier lifestyle, with it been handed to Poplar Harca for a trial six-month period to see how it works out, the space had been empty for years.


London Buses routes 108, 323, 488, and D8 all run in Bromley.

More information on the Wikipedia page [2]