Brentford Voice Holding 'Our Local Conversation'

Informal virtual meeting for residents to discuss the town's future

Brentford Voice Holding 'Our Local Conversation'

Brentford Voice has organised an informal virtual meeting to discuss the changes to the fabric of our town which continue apace.

The meeting will belong to residents and will not be attended by local councillors or by officers from LB Hounslow.

The aims is to provide an opportunity to express your feelings about our community and how you would like to see it in the future,

There will be ample opportunity to raise issues and questions at the meeting. However, Brentford Voice says it would be most helpful if you would let it know in advance of any comments and questions on issues which may be of particular importance to you.

Send an email, by 9 June, to:

Even if you don't have an advance question it would be helpful, in planning the meeting, if you would let Brentford Voice know if you would like to attend.

Your questions and comments can be on any Brentford-related issue but it is thought that many will fall within one or more of these topic areas:

Arts and Culture; Transport; Planning; Housing; Open Spaces and Greening; Heritage; Climate Change; Air Pollution; and Brentford's waterside.

Our Local Conversation will take place from 6.00 p.m. to 7.30 p.m. on Tuesday 15 June. At that time you will be able to join the Conversation via this link.

The meeting was originally schedule for Monday 14 June but had to be rearranged due to a diary conflict.

LB Hounslow are currently preparing a "Vision for Brentford Town Centre" and a Character and Design Study which are both of great importance to Brentford. Our Local Conversation should be an important input to these studies.

On 24 June, Hounslow Chamber of Commerce, in collaboration with Hounslow Council, are running a Hounslow Regeneration & Recovery Conference. This will include presentations from Hounslow's Director Housing, Planning & Communities and from developers, including the Berkeley Group and Ballymore.

So far as Brentford Voice are aware, no representatives of the community have been invited to this conference. However, it will ensure that delegates are made aware of the conclusions of Our Local Conversation.

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June 2, 2021