Brent has been awarded funding to make local school street areas more green, vibrant, and resilient to the climate emergency.
Funding in Brent will be used as part of a school greening project, where the council with work with local schools and community groups to plant new street trees, flowerbeds, and rain gardens. The schools included are:
- Crownhill School Street Scheme - John Keble CofE Primary, Maple Walk, and St Claudine's Catholic School for Girls
- Our Lady of Grace Infants School
- Leopold Primary (Hawkshead)
- Oakington Manor Primary
The aim is to make green spaces more resilient to flooding and other extreme weather, support biodiversity and encourage more Londoner’s to walk and cycle.
Councillor Krupa Sheth, cabinet member for environment said:
“I am delighted that we have been awarded funding to plant more trees, encourage biodiversity and make Brent streets greener.