Bees 106 signed

brentford fc march 2013Hounslow Council and Brentford Football Club have signed the Section 106 Planning Agreement for the new Community Stadium at Lionel Road South.

The scheme, which will be discussed at Place West London on June 25, will produce the new stadium, together with 910 residential units, a hotel and improvements to the public realm.

Brentford FC submitted it’s planning application on 31 May 2013 and Hounslow Council’s Planning Committee resolved on 5 December 2013 to grant planning permission; subject to the conclusion of the Section 106 Agreement.

The council says the grant of Planning Permission comes after a significant period of discussions and negotiations between the football club, Hounslow Council, the Mayor of London’s office and Transport for London, to secure the social, economic and environmental benefits for the Football Club, the Brentford FC Community Sports Trust charity and the surrounding community.

Leader of Hounslow Council, Councillor Steve Curran said: “This agreement seals a great deal for The Bees, Brentford and the whole borough.”

Commenting on the issuing of the planning permission, Chairman of Brentford FC, Cliff Crown said: “Signing the S106 Agreement is another significant step towards our goal of playing in a new community stadium.

“Prior to commencing construction, further work is required including the completion of the Development Agreement with our preferred development partner.”

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