Category Archives: Brent

Network submits Northwick Park plans

Network Homes has submitted detailed plans for 654 homes on land they acquired in 2019 at Northwick Park. The PRP Architects designed scheme involves the demolition of the existing buildings on the site on Nightingale Lane, and their replacement with … Continue reading

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Copland homes plans approved

Brent Council’s plans for a 250 home development on the site of the former Copland Community School have been approved . The school was replaced by the newbuild Ark Elvin Academy on a neighbouring site. Now the former school site … Continue reading

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Brent pushes back Borough of Culture events

The Deputy Mayor for Culture and Creative Industries, Justine Simons OBE, has today announced changes to the London Borough of Culture programme in response to the impact of coronavirus, meaning Brent’s time in the spotlight will continue in to 2021. … Continue reading

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Brent resi offers value

Brent is in the property spotlight with strong five-year house price growth, according to a report in the London Evening Standard. The report says that being London Borough of Culture for 2020 has helped keep an upward trend in values … Continue reading

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Abbey plans set for approval

ZEDHomes has had its plans for a 581 home redevelopment of the Abbey Manufacturing Estate in Alperton recommended for approval by Brent Council. The plans, designed by Broadway Malyan, were originally submitted in December 2018. The recommendation for approval is … Continue reading

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Brent reaches Network agreement

Brent Council has agreed to work with Network Homes to support its approach to housebuilding over the next five years. The council’s cabinet has agreed a co-operation agreement with the housing association, which will allow the two bodies to share … Continue reading

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Brent consult on the future of St Raphael’s Estate

Brent Council has shown its first set of proposals for the regeneration of the St Raphael’s Estate. The consultation showed initial designs for infill development and redevelopment – the two approaches being considered to improve St Raphael’s for existing residents … Continue reading

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Envac lifts Wembley Park recycling rates

Wembley Park residents are recycling five times more than the national average for apartments, a positive outcome of Quintain’s investment in the Envac waste management system. The developer started deploying the system, which sucks segregated waste from buildings through tubes … Continue reading

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More homes for South Kilburn

Plans to build 219 more new homes in South Kilburn have been approved. Brent Council’s redevelopment of the site comprising of 1-8 Neville House, 1-64 Winterleys Court, 113-128 Carlton House and Carlton Hall forms part of phase 4 of the … Continue reading

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Tommy Hilfiger heads for Wembley

Tommy Hilfiger has chosen London Designer Outlet in Wembley Park, the capital’s original outlet centre, as the place to be for its first dedicated childrenswear outlet in the UK. This is the latest in a string of ‘firsts’ for London … Continue reading

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Cultural festival celebrates the best of Brent’s new and emerging communities

A kaleidoscope of colours and culture greeted more than 400 visitors to the Together in Brent Winter Festival, as the borough celebrated its Eastern European and Latin American communities on Saturday 25 January 2020. The event, held at the Brent … Continue reading

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Brent approves more South Kilburn plans

Brent Council has approved its own plans to redevelop the Carlton and Granville Centres in South Kilburn to deliver 23 social homes alongside improved community facilities. The Adam Khan Architects designed plans are for phase 2 of the project, and … Continue reading

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TfL goes with Barratt in Wembley

Transport for London has agreed a joint venture partnership with Barratt London on a 450-home scheme next to Wembley Park station. The five-building development on Brook Avenue is on a 1.6-acre site, and will deliver 50% affordable housing, offered as … Continue reading

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Inland signs with Octavia in Alperton

Inland Homes  has signed a contract with Octavia Housing for the development of Afrex House, in Alperton, Brent. The development of this former light industrial site into 31 one, two and three-bedroom apartments will, say Inland, support the broader regeneration … Continue reading

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Brent approves Morland spend

Morland Gardens in Stonebridge, the site of the current Brent Start adult education service, is set to be transformed into a mixed-use development with a state-of-the-art education centre, council homes, affordable workspace, community areas and a public café. Brent Council’s … Continue reading

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Brent to stage three brilliant new events promoting local businesses

Brent’s vibrant business community will receive a major boost in 2020 with the launch of three new events, including a prestigious awards programme. Brent for Business – a Brent Council initiative – is staging the events to showcase the opportunities … Continue reading

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Brent set to RISE as Borough of Culture 2020

Brent’s year as London’s borough of culture will kick off with an outdoor event in Wembley – RISE – on January 18, 2020. The “outdoor spectacle” will tell the story of Brent through a family-friendly outdoor show, with a local … Continue reading

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Brent appoints Chippenham Gardens partner

Redevelopment of the land north of Chippenham Gardens in South Kilburn has taken a major step forward, with the appointment of Higgins Group as a delivery partner that will work with Octavia as housing provider. The scheme, which comprises 4-26 … Continue reading

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Royal Philhamonic heads for Wembley

The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (RPO) and developer Quintain have announced a major partnership that will see the Orchestra move its headquarters to Wembley Park from May 2020. This follows on from the RPO’s appointment of Vasily Petrenko as its new … Continue reading

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Quintain granted approval for 995 more homes at Wembley Park

Quintain has secured planning consent for up to 995 new homes and 6,600sqm of employment space on a key gateway site into Wembley Park. The London Borough of Brent resolved to grant permission for the redevelopment of the site along … Continue reading

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