Decision on the future of Willesden Green Library temporarily shelved

Campaigners outside Willesden Green Library 10.03.12. Pictured front Gill Wood with petition.

Campaigners outside Willesden Green Library 10.03.12. Pictured front Gill Wood with petition. - Credit: Archant

Controversial plans would see building demolished and replaced with ‘cultural centre’ and 95 flats

A decision on the Willesden Green Cultural Centre due to be made tomorrow has been removed from a council agenda.

Brent Council’s planning committee was due to vote on the controversial scheme to demolish and rebuild Willesden Green Library Centre in the High Road, along with of 95 new flats.

An email sent to councillors said that the item had been removed for “technical reasons”.

A special meeting is being proposed at a later date.


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A spokesman for Brent Council said: “The planning applications for the redevelopment of Willesden Green Library Centre, will not be considered at the Planning Committee meeting on Wednesday February 13.

“Details of the revised date for the meeting will be announced once it has been arranged.”

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Campaigners have been fighting against the plans since they were revealed.

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