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Brent Council “1000 New Council Homes” Programme

What’s behind the slogan? At every Council Meeting, at every opportunity Brent are publicising their delivery of “1000 new Council Homes” Brent’s Cabinet created what they call the “NCHP” (New Council Homes Programme) in 2018 and committed to deliver 1000 New Council Homes between April 2019 and April 2024, ie a 5 years period. Recently, …

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Newsletter 18th July 2021

What an eventful last 2 weeks, lows and highs a plenty. On the 6th July Kilburn erupted in celebrations after Italy’s victory in the Euro 2020. On the 7th July celebrations again after England’s victory, with people dancing on cars. Sadly no repeat of the celebrations on the 11th July! Maybe they should have spent …

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Letter sent to Brent Council re new 1000 Council Housing units on 4th May 2021

Dear Brent, You are publicising heavily that you are planning to build 1000 new Council homes between 2019 and 2024 in Brent. This aim is more than laudable. However it looks like most of them will be built in the Kilburn area, ie they will be concentrated in a small land area. We are aware …

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Why the in-fills in Kilburn Square should be stopped…

Why the in-fills in Kilburn Square should be stopped…. According to the 2011 census, Kilburn has a very high population density on the Brent and Camden sides. In 2011, the Population density in Brent Kilburn ward was 18110 persons per Square Kilometre, ie by far the most densely populated ward in Brent. This obviously doesn’t …

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South Kilburn Regeneration

Meeting with Alice Leister and Shama Tatler 4th March 2020 Following our criticism of some of the recent Planning Applications in South Kilburn we were offered a meeting with Alice Lester to gain more information. An invitation that we gladly accepted! In advance of the meeting we sent the questions that we would have liked …

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Are Brent Council selling off restricted pavement space in town centres?

By complete chance we found out about 3 applications by JC Decaux to install 3 additional massive advertising signs on the pavements in Kilburn High Road. We alerted you to the applications in our last newsletter. The application numbers are 19/1997, 19/2001 and 19/2006. At the time, we tought that Brent Council would reject outright …

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Proposed Kilburn Neighbourhood Community Infrastructure Levy (NCIL) bids for December 2018

We have a favour to ask of Kilburn locals. Can you please write an email of support in favour of the below three NCIL bids for December? Money is available to help improve our local neighbourhood but we need businesses and locals to help support these bids to make them happen. Unfortunately the deadline is …

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