Granville and Carlton:
For Us By Us!
Keep Granville and Carlton site for multi purpose community activities run by the community
Brent planning committee met on 22 January 2020.
They voted for the plans to go through.
You can see the planning committee's report here
We won't say what we thought of the process. You can guess.
We are not down hearted, We will continue to fight against
See all the online OBJECTIONS HERE
We handed in over 600 paper objections!
Thank you to all who objected and all who came to the Civic Centre on one of the hottest days of the year!
See us Kilburn Times here
And Wembly Matter here
SIGN OUR PETITION
The Campaign ...
As you can see above we went back to the Scrutiny Committee on 12 September...
We made our voices heard!
We have a question and answer from the Mayor's Question Time... see it here
Mayor Sadiq Khan said
Friday, 17th May 2019
I agree that social infrastructure is key to supporting inclusive and thriving neighbourhoods. My draft London Plan sets out policies that require boroughs to undertake a needs assessment of social infrastructure (including community, youth, recreation and other facilities), to ensure boroughs fully understand existing and future needs and plan appropriately for them. The draft Plan also protects social infrastructure from development that would lead to the loss of facilities in an area of defined need, unless a replacement is provided that would continue to meet the needs of the neighbourhood it serves. I can only directly use my planning powers on applications that are referable; however, the London Plan will become part of the development plan for the whole of London once adopted, and should be used by boroughs to guide decision-making.
On 15 April the Cabinet seemed to agree the Scrutiny Committee meeting
changing a few crucial words.
You can read about it here and
We are not in agreement as the Council insisted on housing on the site, with less multi use community spaces.
1.The area is doubling to tripling the number of residents. As well as being the only Council owned non-denominational historic buildings, Granville and Carlton are the only multi use spaces left. We argue the area needs more community space not less
2. Housing needs will gradually be prioritized over the community needs with the result that gradually community will be phased off the site. This is happening already in Granville. In fact the Council itself closed it in 2013 for reasons of noise. There is so much housing planned elsewhere on the estate protect this site for community use.
The site should be managed by a democratically elected, transparent and accountable residents and user in perpetuity for the people of South Kilburn.
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