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The London Borough of Brent (pronunciation ) is a London borough in north-west London. It borders the boroughs of Harrow to the north-west, Barnet to the north-east, Camden to the east, the City of Westminster to the south-east, as well as the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, Hammersmith and Fulham and Ealing to the south. Most of the eastern border is formed by the Roman road Watling Street, which is now the modern A5.

Brent's population is estimated to be 329,771. Major districts are Kilburn, Willesden, Wembley and Harlesden, with sub-districts Stonebridge, Kingsbury, Kensal Green and Queen's Park. 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. Today Brent is known for being home to Wembley Stadium, the country's largest stadium by capacity, as well as other landmarks such as the Kiln Theatre, the Swaminarayan Temple and Wembley Arena. Other notable places are the Welsh Harp reservoir and the Park Royal commercial estate. The local authority is Brent London Borough Council.

Climate action[edit | edit source]

See List of climate assemblies, Brent

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]

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.[1]

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.[2]

Lift, formerly Brent Homeless User Group

News and comment[edit | edit source]


Residents invited to open day at Barham Community Library, Mar 21[3]

Resources[edit | edit source]

Networks and sustainability initiatives[edit | edit source]

Sustainable Brent

Community resources[edit | edit source]

Friends of Barham Library

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