Harlesden Neighbourhood Area and Forum Designation

Consultation on Draft Plan 

The London Borough of Brent and Old Oak and Park Royal Development Corporation (OPDC) are publishing the draft Harlesden Neighbourhood Plan and inviting comments. The draft 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 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.

Consultation Documents

Consultation on the draft Plan will be until 20 September 2018. You are invited to comment on the Plan either by e-mailing planningstrategy@brent.gov.uk or in writing to Planning Policy, Brent Civic Centre, Engineers Way, Wembley, HA9 0FJ.

The documents are available to view or download above. During the consultation period the Plan will also be available to view at the following places:

Place Address Times
City Hall The Queen’s Walk, London, SE1 2AA Mon to Thurs: 8.30am to 6pm, Fri: 8.30am to 5.30pm
Wembley Library at Brent Civic Centre Brent Civic Centre, Engineers Way, Mon to Fri: 8am to 8pm, Sat: 10am to 5pm, Sun: 10am to 5pm
Harlesden Library 49A Craven Park Road, London, NW10 8SE Mon to Thurs: 10am to 8pm, Fri: 10am to 6pm, Sat: 10am to 5pm, Sun: 12pm to 5pm

The deadline for receiving your comments is 5pm on 20 September 2018.

What will happen to your comments

All comments made during the consultation period will be submitted to an independent examiner for consideration. Please note due to the independent examination process comments cannot be treated as confidential. A register of comments, including the name of the individual or organisation who commented, needs to be made available for public inspection. The council will not share or publish personal addresses or email addresses.

Any comments may include a request to be notified when the council and OPDC publish decision statements regarding the adoption of the Plan.

What are the next steps

Examination - The independent examiner will provide the council and OPDC with a report which sets out if the plan meets basic conditions and can progress to referendum. The examiner may advise modifications need to be made to the Plan.

Referendum - Subject to the Plan meeting basic conditions, a referendum will be held. If the majority of those in the neighbourhood area vote in favour of the Plan it can be adopted by the council and OPDC.