Supporting infrastructure secured through developments across Alperton includes:
- Training and employment opportunities for Brent residents;
- Financial contributions towards controlled parking zones (CPZ);
- Financial contributions towards enhancing bus provision;
- Bus stop relocations;
- Highway works, including junction, pedestrian and cycle improvements;
- Publicly accessible open space and new tree provision;
- Financial contributions towards parks improvements;
- Access to the northern side of Grand Union Canal and improvements to the canal towpath;
- Affordable workspace, or financial contributions towards off-site provision;
- Industrial workspace, including c12,000sqm multi-storey Generator building;
- Community facilities including a nursery, reprovision of a public house and community centres;
- Carbon offset payments;
- 800sqm healthcare facility;
- Financial contribution towards capacity improvements at Stonebridge Park station, if required.
Details on some of the completed projects can be viewed below.
Footbridge at Atlip Road
This footbridge forms part of a key north-south link from Ealing Road and Alperton Underground Station, along Atlip Road to residential areas at Hazel Grove and further south.
Footbridge at Beresford Avenue
The Grand Union Walk footbridge connects Mount Pleasant and Beresford Avenue with the towpath along the Grand Union Canal.
Grand Union Canal towpath improvements
Brent Council partnered with Canal & River Trust and Transport for London to improve the towpath along the Grand Union Canal in Alperton as part of efforts to improve connectivity and public realm in the area. The Council contributed £165,000 of Section 106 funding to widen and resurface approximately 713m towpath.
The Alperton Urban Realm Scheme
Public realm and road safety improvements outside Alperton Station were completed in December 2020. Improvements include new footway paving, removal of road humps, bus stop relocation, new plants and trees to brighten up the area. This project was funded with c£750k of Section 106 funding and Schools capital funding.
Brent Council’s Cabinet approved £525,466 of Strategic Community Infrastructure Levy and £100,000 of Public Health funds to deliver improvements to One Tree Hill and Mount Pleasant Open Spaces. The project will transform these two open spaces by providing high quality, accessible and welcoming spaces for families and young people to enjoy. These new improvements will involve installation of new facilities and features for the whole community to use.
Alperton Sports Ground playground transformation
The Council unveiled the transformed playground facilities at Alperton Sports Ground after securing funding from the Neighbourhood Community Infrastructure Levy (NCIL).
The project was completed in June 2022, the playground now boasts new play equipment, a vibrant mural, additional seating, recycling bins, shrubs and new trees to provide an engaging space for local children and families to enjoy.
The redesign involved collaboration between the council's Regeneration team and Alperton residents to create a playground that caters to the community's needs and enhances the space.
Alperton Sports Ground Public Sculpture
Designed by local artist, Yoni Alter, the sculpture depicts children in play and conveys a sense of togetherness. The sculpture was installed in October 2020 and delivered with Section 106 funding.
New Pedestrian Wayfinding Signage for Alperton
In an effort to improve walkability and connections between key locations, the council installed new Legible London pedestrian wayfinding signage across Alperton in May 2023. The highly visible signposts and mini maps aim to make it easier for residents and visitors to navigate between Alperton and Stonebridge Park stations and create a safer pedestrian and cycle network and travel to other key destinations in the area.
The new wayfinding signages are part of the Council’s programme of improving connectivity and promoting sustainable transport, which will help to make active travel a first choice over the use of a car in Alperton.
Public realm along the Grand Union Canal
New public realm was secured as part of 243 Ealing Road redevelopment to improve cyclist and pedestrian journeys along the Grand Union Canal.
The Council secured 1,000sqm affordable workspace as part of the Section 106 agreement for 243 Ealing Road development. 25 creative studios and 6 micro studios are managed by Artist Studio Company, with one free studio awarded to a Brent resident for a 2 year period.
Redevelopment and expansion of Alperton Community School
Working with the Education and Skills Funding Agency through the Priority School Building Programme (PSBP), the Council completed the redevelopment and 2FE expansion of Alperton Community School.