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Harrow Borough Council appeals for ideas for regeneration project
Harrow Borough Council is asking people to contribute ideas for the regeneration of a site in Harrow on the Hill.
The council is planning a £1.28 million project to transform Lowlands Recreation Ground into a state-of-the-art town centre park.
The project will include landscaping, a performance space, children’s play areas and new paths.
Access to Harrow-on-the-Hill station will be improved.
But the council wants local people to tell it how they want the space to be used before the work starts,
The new park will be officially opened in August with a programme of live performances run by Harrow Arts Centre.
The project is being funded through the Mayor of London’s Outer London Fund which aims to improve the fortunes of town centres in peripheral parts of the capital.
Harrow Borough Council portfolio holder for planning and regeneration, Councillor Keith Ferry, said: “This is a wonderful opportunity for residents to have their say in what is a truly unique regeneration project for the borough.
“The redefined park will provide a range of features that will provide a unique and magical place for culture and arts to flourish in Harrow.
“We are committed to developing the economic heart of Harrow and putting the borough on the map.
“Supporting our town centre, local shopping centres, and businesses is at the heart of everything that we do at the Council and I am really excited about seeing how this project develops.”
The project team will be on hand to discuss ideas, answer questions and listen to ideas at a public drop-in session will take place at the entrance to Harrow-on-the-Hill station on January 22 from 12pm until 6pm.