Category Archives: Brent

Spurs confirm move to Wembley

Tottenham Hotspur have confirmed that they will play home games at Wembley Stadium for the 2017/18 season, bringing around 30 more high-capacity events to Wembley.

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Brent agrees Tricycle funding

Kilburn’s Tricycle Theatre is edging closer to securing the funds it needs to complete a major refurbishment after Brent Council approved funding of up to £1million.

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Brent to retake charge of housing

Council housing in Brent will cease to be managed by Brent Housing Partnership (BHP) and instead return to direct local authority control.

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St George buys from SEGRO

St George has bought the Northfields Industrial Estate from SEGRO, and willl look to redevelop it as homes.

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GLA pledges cash for South Kilburn enterprise hub

The Greater London Authority has pledged £750,000 from the London Regeneration Fund for the refurbishment of the Granville Centre in South Kilburn.

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Barrett wins Cherry Award

The Alan Cherry Award for Placemaking has been presented to Richard Barrett, Head of Estate Regeneration at Brent Council.

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Spurs agree extension

Tottenham Hotspur have agreed a one-month extension on the deadline to decide whether to play home games away from White Hart Lane in the 2017/18 season.

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Peace to chair OPDC

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has announced his intention to appoint Liz Peace CBE as the new Chair of the Old Oak and Park Royal Development Corporation.

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Brent approves Wembley event cap uplift

Brent Council have approved an application from the FA and Wembley National Stadium Ltd to temporarily increase the number of full capacity events at Wembley Stadium to allow Spurs to play there in the 2017/18 season.

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Old Oak gets Great Places grant

Old Oak and Park Royal has been awarded a grant of £1,5m from Arts Council England and Heritage Lottery Fund’s Great Place Scheme to help art, culture and heritage be at the heart of the major developments planned for the … Continue reading

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Brent approves 743 new homes

Brent Council has approved Quintain’s plans for 743 new homes for rent in Wembley, part of 5,000 new homes to be built over the next seven years.

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Ground broken at Keniston Press site

Brent Council has held an official ground breaking ceremony at the former Keniston Works site in South Kilburn, where they are building 137 homes.

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Harlesden Hub launches with advice services and activities

The newly launched Harlesden Hub, based in Harlesden Library, has been officially opened by the Mayor of Brent.

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New website for Wembley High Road

​​Over the past twelve months, a programme to develop Wembley High Road and The Triangle has been underway, with the latest improvement being a new website.

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Brent calls for derelict sites

Brent Council has issued a call for sites for derelict and vacant, rundown, or underused sites in the borough ripe for development.

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Brent consults on CIL spend

Brent Council are asking residents how £3 million, collected from developers under the Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL), could be spent in their areas.

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Brent consults on basement guidelines

Brent Council is to consult on new planning guidance for basement developments in reaction to an increasing number of applications for basement development in parts of the borough.

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Quintain to increase PRS at Wembley

Quintain is to significantly increase the proportion of homes for rent in its Wembley Park plans.

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Brent agrees Bridge Park sale

Brent Council has approved proposals to sell Bridge Park Leisure Centre to the owners of the neighbouring Unisys site.

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Regus for FC200

Legal and General has signed Regus to a floor in its FC200 development in Park Royal.

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