Shaping Brent’s Future Together

Publication Stage (stage 3)

The Council has reviewed the preferred options document.  It will making some changes in light of the comments received during the previous public consultation held from 8th November 2018 to 3rd January 2019. The summary of comments from this consultation, along with the Council’s proposed response, and the proposed changes to the document incurred, can be found here:

Executive summary (including more detailed high level summary)

Summary of all comments and responses with proposed changes

What Happens Next?

The Council will publish the amended draft Brent Local Plan in Autumn 2019.  This will be subject to a Cabinet decision on 14th October 2019.  Consultation is planned for 6-weeks starting from 24th October 2019.

This will be the final public consultation related to all the content of this document.  There will be opportunities for you to meet the members of the Planning Policy team to discuss the contents of the document.  Details of where and when this will occur will be released once the consultation dates have been finalised.

If you would like to be informed of the consultation, please e-mail at and we will add you to our Local Plan mailing list.

After the consultation has taken place, and the Council has considered all representations made, it might make some further modifications.  These along with the rest of the draft Local Plan and comments received will, after consideration by Full Council, be submitted to the Planning Inspector for Examination. It is anticipated that this will be in Spring 2020.


Preferred Options (stage 2)

This was the previous stage of the Local Plan and has been left up for reference only.

The Preferred Options Local Plan consultation ran from 8 November 2018 to 3 January 2019. This draft set out the main issues facing the borough and policies that will manage the future development of the borough until 2041 and beyond.

It built on a range of options set out in the previous draft. In addition to this, it also identified sites to be allocated for development.

The Preferred Options Local Plan and associated documents consulted upon can still be viewed by clicking the links below.

Hard copies of the draft Local Plan and Integrated Impact Assessment were available to view on request from the following libraries: Ealing Road, Harlesden, Kilburn, Kingsbury, Wembley, Willesden Green.

Consultation Events (Preferred Options)

We held eight public consultation events across the borough throughout November and December 2018. Two events were held at Brent Civic Centre, and one event each at of the following; Bridge Park Leisure Centre, Kingsbury School, Willesden Green Library, Granville Centre, Ealing Road Library and Kingsbury Temple.

In addition to this we held events with Brent Mencap, the Brent Youth Parliament and a Developers’ Forum.