Bromley, New Zealand

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Bromley
Bromley is located in Christchurch, New Zealand
Bromley
Bromley
Coordinates: 43°33′00″S 172°42′00″E / 43.55000°S 172.70000°E / -43.55000; 172.70000Coordinates: 43°33′00″S 172°42′00″E / 43.55000°S 172.70000°E / -43.55000; 172.70000
Area
 • Total 2.8345 km2 (1.0944 sq mi)
Population (2013)
 • Total 4,290
 • Density 1,500/km2 (3,900/sq mi)

Bromley is a suburb of the city of Christchurch, New Zealand. It lies to the east of the city centre, mostly between Pages Road and the Avon river estuary.[1]

History

In 1883, a sewage farm was established next to the Avon estuary. This was later developed when sewage works were built between 1958 and 1962.[2] As of 2018, the area includes oxidation ponds and a wildlife reserve.[3]

Education

  • Bromley School[4]

References

  1. ^ "Community profile, Bromley - Census area" (PDF). Christchurch City Council. November 2014. Retrieved 15 March 2018.
  2. ^ "'Sewage treatment works at Bromley, near Christchurch'". Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand. NZ Government. 1966. Retrieved 21 March 2018.
  3. ^ "Canterbury places". Te Ara, The Encyclopedia of New Zealand. NZ Government. Retrieved 20 March 2018.
  4. ^ "Bromley School". Retrieved 20 March 2018.


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