Search

Willesden Green pub under threat as developers lodge plan for 56 homes

PUBLISHED: 14:53 10 October 2012 | UPDATED: 16:12 15 October 2012

The Queensbury pub in Walm Lane

The Queensbury pub in Walm Lane

Jonathan Goldberg

Planning application sought for flats

Property developers have put in a planning application to demolish the Queensbury pub in Willesden Green and replace it with 56 flats.

Fairview New Homes put an application in to Brent Council on October 3 which would also see the Conservative Club torn down to make room for the new homes on the site in Walm Lane.

According to the application, which includes 19 one bed flats, 26 two bed flats and 11 three bed flats, the building would be between five and seven storeys high and would also include a basement for 23 parking spaces for residents.

The pub, which was named as former London Mayor Ken Livingstone’s favourite in an interview with a national newspaper, leases part of the building which was owned by the Conservative Club before Fairview bought it.

The council is currently consulting on the plans and will continue to take opinions and information from residents, customers of the pub and members of the public up until October 26.

Related articles

Latest Kilburn & Brent News Stories

Two Wembley drug dealers have been jailed after one of them was found to have crack cocaine and heroin in his poo.

Brent Council has been accused of social cleansing by one of its own councillors as 197 households are forced to leave two blocks in Kilburn.

Yesterday, 15:37

Wembley Stadium is no longer for sale after billionaire Fulham FC owner deemed the move “too divisive”.

Yesterday, 12:15

Library campaigners in Cricklewood got a big surprise and welcome boost with a charitable windfall of more than £100,000.

Yesterday, 10:48

A Harlesden-based business that sold a 16cm boning knife to a 15-year-old customer has been fined more than £1,700.

Yesterday, 10:15

The parents of two murdered teenage boys have got behind a new campaign by Brent Council urging youths not to carry knives.

Yesterday, 09:33

A couple who suffered a brutal homophobic attack at their hostel in Wembley have accused Brent Council of putting their lives in danger by not rehousing them.

Tue, 18:04

A river blighted with sewage pouring out of people’s toilets in Kenton has led to a giant community effort to start replanting flowers.

PROMOTED CONTENT

A new community centre, The Yellow, opens in Wembley Park in the heart of the Brent community. From October 1, the hub will offer a selection of arts and fitness classes, many of which will be free.

The Granville has begun taking bookings for workspaces and events ahead of its opening this spring.

Brent Clinical Commissioning Group has announced changes to the community’s cardiology service.

Education and Training

cover

Read the
Education and Training
e-edition today

Read Now

Newsletter Sign Up

Kilburn Times twice-weekly newsletter
Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy

Most Read Kilburn News

Show Job Lists

Digital Edition

cover

Enjoy the
Brent & Kilburn Times
e-edition today

Subscribe

Education and Training

cover

Read the
Education and Training
e-edition today

Read Now