Brent () is a borough in north-west London. It is known for landmarks such as Wembley Stadium, the Swaminarayan Temple and the Kiln Theatre. It also contains the Welsh Harp reservoir and the Park Royal commercial estate. The local authority is Brent London Borough Council.
Brent's population is estimated to be 339,800. Major districts are Kilburn, Willesden, Wembley and Harlesden, with sub-districts Stonebridge, Kingsbury, Kensal Green, Neasden, and Kenton. Brent has a mixture of residential, industrial and commercial land. It includes many districts of inner-city character in the east and a more distinct suburban character in the west, part of which formed part of the early 20th century Metroland developments.
Networks and sustainability initiatives[edit | edit source]
Community resources[edit | edit source]
Climate action[edit | edit source]
- Brent Climate Assembly, brent.gov.uk, Nov - Dec 2019
Open spaces[edit | edit source]
The London Borough of Brent, an Outer London borough to the north west of the conurbation, has about 100 parks and open spaces within its boundaries. These include recreation and sports grounds, a large country park, and a large reservoir.
Reduce, reuse, repair and recycle[edit | edit source]
- Fixing Factory, Brent, regular opening times, added 15:56, 9 December 2022 (UTC)
Recycling has been compulsory in the borough of Brent since 2008.Through a green box collection scheme the borough aims to improve on the 25 per cent recycled waste it already achieves.
Social inclusion[edit | edit source]
Brent is the joint fourth-worst Borough in London for levels of child poverty. Save the Children reported in 2011 that 11,000 children are impoverished.
Lift, formerly Brent Homeless User Group
News and comment[edit | edit source]
Residents invited to open day at Barham Community Library, Mar 21