Homes under the Planner: Applications lodged or approved in Brent

Application approved for 26 Manor Park Road, London, NW10 4JJ

An application to change the use of the Picture Palace in Harlesden to a community centre has been approved - Credit: Google Maps

Interested in what developments could be coming to Brent? 

Take a look at our round-up of applications received or determined by Brent Council over the past 30 days.

For more information on the proposals below, and a full list of all applications, visit the council’s planning portal.

Submitted

Application lodged for 390-400 High Road and 402-406 High Road, Wembley

An application has been submitted to demolish these existing buildings for new student accommodation and communal facilities - Credit: Google Maps

What: To demolish the existing buildings to build new student accommodation, together with ancillary communal facilities.

Where: Fairgate House and Pitman House, 390-400 and 402-406 High Road, Wembley

When: Application received - June 21 

Reference: 22/2225

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Further information: The proposal is broken into three parts: a centralised core of up to 17 storeys, flanked by a 16-storey building to the west and a 13-storey building to the east.

A total of 349 student beds are included in the plans.

Submitted

Application lodged for 47 Station Road, Willesden Junction, NW10 4UP

An application has been submitted to convert the upper floors of this venue into self-contained flats and create a mansard roof extension - Credit: Google Maps

What: To partly convert this building into residential use for eight flats, and to create a mansard roof extension.

Where: Le Junction, 47 Station Road, Willesden Junction, NW10 4UP

When: Application received - June 9

Reference: 22/2097

Further information: The residential offering is comprised of three one-bedroom flats and five with two bedrooms. 

Approved

Application approved for 26 Manor Park Road, London, NW10 4JJ

An application to change the use of the Picture Palace in Harlesden to a community centre has been approved - Credit: Google Maps

What: To convert the Picture Palace, which was once a Wetherspoons, into a cultural community centre.

Where: 26 Manor Park Road, Harlesden, NW10 4JJ

When: Application approved - June 17 

Reference: 22/1480

Further information: The building has been empty since 2017, only used to host temporary pop-up activities since Brent Council acquired the site in January 2020.

Learn more about this proposal here.

Approved

Plans approved to demolish old bingo hall on Burnt Oak Broadway, HA8 5LD

Brent Council has approved plans to restore and extend the former Mecca Bingo Club on Burnt Oak Broadway - Credit: Google Maps

What: To convert the former bingo hall in this listed building into a co-working and co-living space with a café on site.

Where: 1 Burnt Oak Broadway, HA8 5LD

When: Application approved - June 22

Reference: 20/1163 and 20/1164 

Further information: The intended modifications have been specifically designed to preserve key features of the listed building.

Learn more about this proposal here.