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Planning permission granted for 1,000 new homes in Harrow
Permission has been given for the largest development project in Harrow for 50 years.
The redevelopment of the Kodak site, off Headstone Drive in Wealdstone, will create 1,500 new jobs, 985 new homes and 135,000sq ft of shopping and community space including a new health centre and a primary school.
The project will include £10m of infrastructure on and off the site, including highway improvements, improved public transport facilities - and those behind it say it will bring jobs, training programmes and education.
Almost 200 affordable homes are also to be provided as part of the proposals.
The plan will also contribute towards sport and open spaces, paying for improvements to pitches and changing rooms at nearby council sites and a games area within the proposed primary school.
Councillor Keith Ferry, Harrow Borough Council’s portfolio holder for planning and regeneration, said: “It has been a long time in the planning and the next ten years will see a transformation of an area that has been historically very important to Harrow.
“As a council we are determined to deliver on our promise to regenerate and build the most sustainable community in Harrow and to establish a thriving residential and commercial centre.”