The Harlesden Neighbourhood Forum Public Consultation

The Harlesden Neighbourhood Forum (HNF) has submitted an application for their redesignation to the London Borough of Brent and the Old Oak and Park Royal Development Corporation (OPDC). As required by the Neighbourhood Planning Regulations (2012), the Forum must apply for their redesignation every 5 years.

The Council considers that the forum have sufficiently addressed the necessary statutory requirements within their application. These requirements can be found in the Councils neighbourhood Planning requirements list

Read the HNF application for redesignation of Neighbourhood Forum statusHardcopies will also be made available at Wembley (Brent Civic Centre), and Harlesden Libraries.

If designated, no other organisation or body may be designated for that neighbourhood area until that designation expires or is withdrawn. We welcome comments to be made on this application.

How to make comments

Representations should be sent to the London Borough of Brent at or in writing to Planning Policy, Brent Civic Centre, Engineers Way, Wembley, HA9 0FJ.

The consultation period is for eight weeks from 10 December 2020 to 4 February 2021 midnight. The deadline for comments is therefore, midnight on 4th February 2021.

Harlesden Neighbourhood Plan

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 a vision for the neighbourhood area, and contains a number of planning policies and community aspirations to help to achieve this.

Further information on Harlesden Neighbourhood Forum is available on their website at:


A referendum on the Plan was held on 30 May 2019. The turnout was 11%, with 90% voting in favour of the Plan.

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Brent Council adopted the Plan on 30 May 2019. OPDC adopted the Plan on 25 July 2019.