Local Art Exhibition!

Longtime BRAT member Celia Purcell is hosting an art exhibition over the weekend 29-31 October. Many of the works are for sale; and some are by local artists. 4 Torbay Road, NW6 7DY Friday 29 Oct, 6 – 9pm; Saturday

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Changes on Kilburn High Road

Brent Council has plans to develop Kilburn Square, and BRAT members Jason Barnes and Paul Schulte have been invited (with many other people) to a consultative Zoom meeting at 6pm on Thursday 8 July. A short presentation will be followed by

Posted in Brent Council, Consultation, Meetings

The community skip returns

For one morning only! Free disposal of large waste comes to the BRAT area: 19th September 2020, 10am-midday, Burton Road near Waterloo Passage You will need a proof of address; and will be able to drop off upto five items. More

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*Update* Parking consultations – permits + penalties

Brent are consulting about changes in parking permit rates, in particular about linking future pricing to TfL bus fares. The consultation closes on 30 September. You can find out more and submit comments via the link below: https://consultation.brent.gov.uk/highways-and-infrastructure/daily-visitor-parking-charges-permit-refunds/ Brent also

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Trial of set-times street closure *update*

Clarence Road has been converted into a temporary ‘safe street’ (i.e. no car traffic) at school drop-off and pick-up times (during term time only). Brent has classified this as an ‘emergency’ project, so it is going ahead without the usual

Posted in Brent Council, Consultation, Environment

Disincentivising recycling

If anyone is planning a trip to the Brent Recycling Centre, be aware it is now operated by West London Recycling and has a number of requirements including pre-booking a time slot and supplying details of your self, your waste

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Two new bike hangars proposed

BRAT has been consulted about the introduction of new bike hangars in Callcott and Plympton Roads. (Presumably, some residents in these roads have received relevant information directly.) Here are the links if you would like to find out more and comment

Posted in Brent Council, Environment

‘Build back better’ – bikes

There is a new petition calling for Brent to accelerate its implementation of improved cycling facilities in the Borough – all the more important in the context of the pressures on public transport due to Covid. To find out more

Posted in Brent Council, Environment, Health

Wider pavements for Covid safety

You may have seen the start of the process of temporary pavement-widening on Kilburn High Road. BRAT received a letter inviting comments yesterday. Given that the works have already begun, it seems unlikely that consultation exercise will affect anything; but

Posted in Consultation, Environment

Kilburn Square – write in now to have your say

Plans are afoot to redevelop Kilburn Square. Strangely, these have only just come to the attention of the Kilburn Neighbourhood Forum and BRAT. Neither body likes the proposed scheme (see CGI below), and BRAT has sent in an official response

Posted in Brent Council, Consultation, Environment
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