Hounslow Consultation on the Local Plan

Development of the borough over the next fifteen years up for debate


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The council is consulting on the Policy Options for the Local Plan – the first stage in developing a new plan for the borough that will set out its future development of the next 15 years.

The consultation runs for a period of six weeks, from Friday 14 June until 5pm on Friday 26 July. and we invite you to comment on the proposals set out in the consultation document.    

The Policy Options for the Local Plan set out the key elements of the plans for how Hounslow will develop over the next 15 years, including for Brentford:

  1. Regenerate Brentford town centre as a vibrant District Centre that celebrates the town’s heritage and waterside location.
  2. Promote the A4 Golden Mile as a strategic employment area by supporting the expansion of existing employers, seeking to deliver a fundamental change in the accessibility of the area by public transport, improving the visual environment including a reduction in advertisement clutter and retaining the commercial character of the roadside, as well as improving the connections to Brentford town centre.
  3. Promote the provision of major public transport improvements for the Great West Road including a new rail link to the Crossrail line at Southall.
  4. Support the relocation of Brentford Football Club to a site on Lionel Road South.
  5. Make provision for an additional 5 forms of additional primary school level. These to be potentially on Griffin Park or the police station or on other sites as identified through the consultation process..
  6. Secure the future of the Waterman’s Arts Centre including the promotion of its potential relocation to Brentford town centre.
  7. Support Brentford’s distinctive role for the provision of waterside industries and support facilities, and reconnect the area with its unique waterside location.
  8. Secure the restoration and regeneration of Gunnersbury Park and Mansions, and Boston Manor House and Grounds
  9. Target the social, economic and environmental improvements to the North Road, Haverfield and Brentford Towers estates as areas with high levels of deprivation (identified Areas of Regeneration).

The Policy Options for the Local Plan document can be downloaded

Note: Please be aware that the complete Plan document is very large and may take some time to download

Please complete the questionnaire which you have the option to save to your computer and submit automatically by email once completed.  You can also submit comments using the contact details below:


Post:Planning Policy
Civic Centre, Lampton Road
Hounslow TW3 4DN

Comments must be received by 5pm Friday 26 July.

You can discuss the Policy Options for the Local Plan with the council’s Planning Policy Team at Brentford library, Thursday 27 June, 4.30pm to 6.30pm where a printed copy is already available to view. The plan will also be presented to the next IBAF (Isleworth and Brentford Area Forum) on 18th July.

July 9, 2013

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