Adam Khan Architects have been appointed by Brent Council to further develop the Carlton and Granville Centres as part of the award winning South Kilburn regeneration programme.
The East London based architects will develop plans in collaboration with local stakeholders for the second phase of the estimated £6 million project which will see the site transformed.The Enterprise Hub and Community Space, and the Granville Plus Nursery School will be the centre point of the development with the addition of much needed housing.
Cllr Shama Tatler, Cabinet Member for Regeneration, Growth, Employment and Skills for at Brent Council said: “We are delighted to be working with Adam Khan, who have a wealth of experience delivering high-quality public sector projects alongside communities.
“Partnering with local residents and organisations helps make sure that the much-needed facilities we’re building meet the needs of the community. Regeneration is about more than just new bricks and mortar.”
Adam Khan, Adam Khan Architects said: “We are excited and honoured to be joining the local community to nurture and grow these well-loved resources, and build new facilities which empower this growing and changing neighbourhood.”
Mark Allan, South Kilburn Trust Chief Executive said: ““We are involved as a community organisation, and as part of the Stakeholder Group led by Councillor Tatler. Our long term goal is to ensure there is a permanent Hub at the heart of South Kilburn for local people, local organisations, and local businesses.”
Lesley Benson, Granville Plus Nursery School, said: "Granville Plus Nursery School looks forward to a development that enhances its facilities, including its all-important garden, and which strengthens the range of services we currently offer to South Kilburn and Brent.”
The second phase of the project is scheduled to be submitted for planning approval in September 2018 and there will be many opportunities in the coming months for local involvement.