Network Homes has received planning permission from Brent Council’s planning committee for the next stage of a major development at Northwick Park Hospital in Northwest London.
The scheme will see a total of up to 1,600 new homes, as well as the student facilities, commercial space, and a replacement nursery across 19 buildings on the site. 40% of the homes are for affordable tenures including Shared Ownership, London Living Rent, Intermediate Rent and London Affordable Rent.
David Gooch, Network Homes Executive Director of Development, said: “We’re delighted to have received outline planning permission from Brent Council and we are working hard with our Project Partners to get the development at Northwick Park underway starting with the new road. Our Development will bring much needed affordable homes, jobs and improved infrastructure. Network look forward to continuing our partnership with Brent Council, London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust and the University of Westminster to develop the area and deliver new high-quality homes.”
Planning for a new access road and for phase one of development for 654 homes was granted in December 2020.
The plans will see Northwick Park turned into a landmark destination with new high-quality homes, a modernised university hospital, improved infrastructure, and transport connections, as well as improved public spaces and enhanced facilities for education and employment. It is being delivered through a partnership between Network Homes, London North West Healthcare NHS Trust, Brent Council and the University of Westminster through a One Public Estate (OPE) project.
Matthew Taylor, Managing Director for Vistry Partnerships London Developments, said: “We are delighted to have been selected by Network Homes to deliver the shared and exciting vision for the new development at Northwick Park.
“This is a fantastic example of how our collaborative approach can benefit various stakeholders, and ultimately lead to the delivery of further high quality mixed-use communities, incorporating mixed tenure homes whilst providing an ethos of place making and sustainability.”
As part of phase one, 245 new affordable homes will be provided, including intermediate market rent accommodation which will benefit local hospital staff. Community wellbeing gardens, nature trails and green links will improve the health and mental wellbeing of everyone living, working or playing at Northwick Park.