Category Archives: Harrow

Origin Housing and Hill celebrate topping out at Harrow One

Origin Housing and Hill have hosted a topping out ceremony at Harrow One, a 204 home development on the site of the former Cumberland Hotel. Harrow One’s apartments are in two buildings, with the scheme designed, say the developers, with … Continue reading

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Harrow plans Article 4 protection for conservation areas

Harrow Council’s planning comittee has approved proposals to introduce Article 4 directions for five conservation areas in Stanmore and Edgware. If introduced, planning permission would now be required for more minor works at buildings on Kerry Avenue, Stanmore Hill, Old … Continue reading

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New pocket park cash for West London

Feltham Green, Wiseworks Harrow, and Roxbourne Park in Pinner are to receive money for new pocket parks from a £1.35m government fund. Communities Secretary Robert Jenrick has announced the community groups who will receive funding to transform neglected urban spaces into … Continue reading

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Greenhill Place looks for food entrepreneurs

Street food is coming to Harrow, in a new public square – and the council is looking local entrepreneurs specialising in food or drink to populate it. The vision for this unloved corner of the town centre is to transform it … Continue reading

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Kodak site plans approved

Barratt London and Hyde Homes have had their plans for a 1,226 home development on the site of the former Kodak factory in Wealdstone approved. Eastman Village phase III will include 472 affordable homes and a 60-bedroom care home, on … Continue reading

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Wealdstone High Street close to multi-million investment

Harrow Council are close to winning £2.25m funding to rejuvenate Wealdstone High Street – and are consulting on proposals as part of the bid. The improvements could include new paving, lights and signals as well as safety, traffic and bus … Continue reading

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New building for Harrow Arts Centre

Designs have been revealed for a new building at Harrow Arts Centre. Harrow Council chose Chris Dyson Architects to work on the project Harrow Arts Centre after it secured funding in 2019. The plans would produce an L-shaped building (pictured … Continue reading

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West London wins on sustainability and wellbeing

West London has four of the top ten boroughs for both sustainability and wellbeing, according to a new report from CBRE. CBRE’s Hot 100 identifies the top 10 boroughs in a number of categories, aiming to provide a snapshot of … Continue reading

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Harrow College £13m upgrade underway

A £13m redevelopment project at Harrow College to create state-of-the-art facilities for construction and digital skills training is underway thanks to some money from the Mayor of London. The college’s Harrow-on-the-Hill campus is undergoing an £8 million refurbishment and redevelopment … Continue reading

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Business backs West London Institute of Technology

Key business community figures put their support behind West London Institute of Technology at its Preview Launch, which marked early student and partnership successes, and showcased exciting £8.6m plans for its development. Heathrow, Berkeley Group, Morgan Sindall Infrastructure, Atkins Global … Continue reading

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Catalyst and TfL seal Harrow car parks deal

Transport for London (TfL) and Catalyst Housing have signed contracts to deliver around 500 new affordable homes in the London Borough of Harrow. TfL picked Catalyst earlier in 2019 for the project, which will involve redeveloping three car parks in … Continue reading

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CLS buys in Harrow

CLS announces that it has unconditionally exchanged contracts to acquire One Six Six on College Road in Harrow for £13.8 million excluding costs. Completion is expected in January 2020. One Six Six is a 34,655 sq. ft office building in … Continue reading

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Government funding of £8.6m awarded for prestigious West London Institute of Technology

Funding of £8.6m has now been approved for the new West London Institute of Technology  – one of just 12 to be licenced nationally to create a better qualified workforce in industries built on higher technical skills. West London IoT … Continue reading

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Grant for Headstone Manor Park

Headstone Manor Park has been given a £1.5million heritage grant. The funds will be used to create a wetland area, more trees and plants providing greater biodiversity and habitats, footpaths and bridges and play equipment for everyone to enjoy. The … Continue reading

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Aitch buy Harrow retail park

The Aitch Group have bought the Northolt Retail Park in Harrow for £11m from LaSalle Investment Management. The 32,000sq ft fully let retail park is home to Dunelm, Homesense and Sports Direct. and has a catchment population of over 146,000 within … Continue reading

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Mayor unveils small business Brexit support

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has unveiled a range of free-to-access support options for London’s million-plus small businesses as they prepare for Brexit. Nine new London Growth Hub centres across the city will offer face-to-face advice and resources, and … Continue reading

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Asprea show Safari plans

Asprea is planning to bring the art deco façade at the Safari Cinema, in Station Road, Harrow, back to life as part of its plans to redevelop the building as homes. The facade was covered up by metal cladding around … Continue reading

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Harrow plans food market for St John’s Road car park

Harrow Council has proposed converting the St John’s Road car park in Harrow town centre into a public square with five single-storey food kiosks, and scope for additional temporary stalls where appropriate. The proposed opening hours for the square are … Continue reading

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Pubs increase in West London

Recent figures show the number of pubs in West London boroughs have increased and applications for licensed premises are on the rise. The growth in pub numbers contrasts the reported national decline and the trend for an increase in licensed … Continue reading

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Wealdstone included in High Streets Fund round

The £1 billion government Future High Streets Fund has been expanded to 50 more areas, including Wealdstone. The new 50 locations join 50 already selected which will now develop plans to reinvent their high streets. The funding could be used … Continue reading

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