Harlesden Neighbourhood Area and Forum Designation

The Harlesden Neighbourhood Plan has been produced by Harlesden Neighbourhood Forum to guide development within the Harlesden Neighbourhood Area, which is located within Brent, Ealing and Hammersmith & Fulham. The London Borough of Brent and Old Oak and Park Royal Development Corporation (OPDC) are the local planning authorities for the neighbourhood area. The Plan sets out the vision for the neighbourhood area, and contains a number of planning policies and community aspirations that will help to achieve this.

Further information on Harlesden Neighbourhood Forum is available on their website at: www.harlesdenneighbourhoodforum.com.


Mr David Hogger BA MSc MRTPI MCIHT undertook the independent examination of the Harlesden Neighbourhood Plan. Mr Hogger issued his report on the Plan on 14 February 2019, which recommended subject to modifications the Plan progress to referendum.

Brent Council and the OPDC have approved for the Plan to progress to a referendum.

The referendum will take place on 30 May 2019. Those living in the neighbourhood area entitled to vote will receive a polling card informing them when and where to vote.

If the majority of referendum votes are in favour of the Plan then it will be adopted by Brent Council and the OPDC and guide development in the neighbourhood area alongside other planning policies.