Great West Corridor Plan – Issues Consultation
In December 2015, LB Hounslow started looking at the issues involving development along the Great West Corridor. You can access the full document here.
A consultation is now open on the future of the Great West Road, including the area known as the ‘Golden Mile’, and surrounding areas in Osterley, Brentford and Chiswick.
The implications for residents are profound.
We have compiled a standard Consultation Questionnaire with our suggested answers. We hope you will read the document and feel able to support the suggested answers.
The closing date for the consultation is 22/2/16. Responses need to be sent to the Council by then. All you have to do is download the questionnaire, print it, insert your details and send it to the Council:
- via email to: LDF@hounslow.gov.uk
- via post to: Local Plan consultation, Planning Policy, Civic Centre, Lampton Road, Hounslow, TW3 4DN
The extent of the great west corridor
- Blue Sky – located at the western end of the corridor between Gillette Corner and
Transport Avenue, this including the vacant Gillette Factory;
- Brentford Lock North and M4 Gateway
- Kew Gate
- There are also other areas which appear more suited to consolidation rather than transformation. These include:
• Transport Avenue – located between the Sky campus and the River Brent/Grand Union Canal (and M4 flyover beyond). This area is relatively isolated and includes a cluster of heavy industrial and distribution uses, including facilities for waste management ,minerals processing and distribution that utilise the unusual opportunity for road/rail freight transhipment. The railway line runs north-south and in turn isolates this area from the adjacent Blue Sky area;
• Chiswick Business Park;
• Power Road;
• Brentford town centre;
• Surrounding residential areas and public open spaces – that sit adjacent to commercial areas and buildings of greater scale and intensity of use and need protection; and
• Important historic and natural areas with statutory designations that must be respected – such as Conservation Areas and Metropolitan Open Land.