Unpopular Conservation Area Decision Set for Challenge

Harrow Council’s has been told to think again over removing scores of houses from a Harrow Weald Conservation Area, after the opposition Conservative Group called-in the decision. Last month, the Labour administration pushed through Cabinet a revised Supplementary Planning Document for Harrow Weald which, among other alterations, changed a boundary that had been in place since 2006. Over 300 residents protested the change through consultation responses and petitions, with only 4 in favour. The decision will now be looked at and challenged in more detail next Monday, at a special Call-In Sub-Committee meeting. If the call-in is upheld, Cabinet will formally have to reconsider its original decision. Continue reading