Published: 11th Sep 2020

Harrow Council has named Wates Residential as its development partner for a £600m regeneration project. Yesterday (10 September), the London borough’s cabinet approved the decision to select Wates as the development partner in the equally owned Harrow Strategic Development Partnership (HSDP). The partnership will transform the landscape of Wealdstone, building 1,500 new homes, including a significant number of affordable homes, a new civic centre, shops, offices, and a school, as well as public and green spaces. The partnership will work with hundreds of young people at schools and colleges across the borough to provide school curriculum support and help raise aspirations; invest in employment, skills and training initiatives including providing construction training for over 130 unemployed adults to help kick-start their careers; and deliver 220 apprenticeships. According to the council, it is due to start in February 2021 with the first homes built in 2022. ‘During these difficult times it … (To read the full article, subscribe below)