Fairview, Harrow College get approval, Skate Park to go

Harrow_college_cgi A raft of proposals got the green light at Harrow’s Planning Committee meeting on Wednesday, including the controversial plans to demolish an iconic 1970s skatepark, build a new leisure centre and develop a new building (pictured) for Harrow College.

Harrow Council will now replace Harrow Leisure Centre, in Christchurch Avenue, with a new building on top of Harrow Skatepark as long as it gets approval from Sport England. The proposed site of a replacement skatepark was also approved with the same condition.

Click here for lookwest’s previous coverage of the skatepark plans.

Fairview’s plans for five blocks of 380 flats in Gayton Road were also approved, they will be at the former home of Gayton Road Library and in Sonia Court next to it.

The move of Harrow College to a MacCormac Jamieson Prichard designed 33,970 square metre campus, at what was Lowlands Road Recreation Ground, was also approved, paving the way for the redevlopment of the existing College building as resi.

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