Orpington and Biggin Hill front counters to close as London mayor's police cuts get green light
PUBLISHED: 15:07 25 March 2013 | UPDATED: 15:07 25 March 2013
Front counters at two of Bromley's five police stations will close as part of the Mayor of London's Police and Crime Plan, which received the final green light today.
Biggin Hill station, in Main Road, and Orpington police station, in The Walnuts, will be closed - joining 63 others across the capital in a bid to slash £500million from the Met Police’s annual budget.
The borough will be left with one 24/7 front counter at Bromley police station, in High Street, as well as counters at Copperfield House, in Maple Road, Penge and West Wickham Police Office, in West Wickham High Street.
Contact points open for an hour on Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday, will take the place of Biggin Hill station, along with others placed in High Street, Green Street Green, and Cray Police Office, in Orpington High Street.
To see all the changes, including full lists of front counters, contact points and deployment bases, visit www.london.gov.uk/sites/default/files/Bromley.pdf.