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Background

FrancisKnight Public Art Consultants are collaborating with Tom Pearman in the development of a public art strategy and concept designs for the L&Q Harrow View East development at Headstone Road, Harrow, London. The Public Art Strategy will be developed to comply with S106 obligations to discharge a public art condition.

Harrow View East is located on the former Kodak Factory site in Harrow, East London. L&Q a leading developer and housing association are delivering 4 phases for the site with 750 new residential apartments from 1 – 3-bedroom flats and maisonettes with private balconies or terraces and shared communal amenity. homes as part of a new neighbourhood.

These homes will enable local families to remain in the area as well as creating the opportunity to welcome new residents to establish roots. The first phase provides the majority of non-residential facilities regarded as an extension to Harrow and Wealdstone High Street. Alongside new homes there will be a health facility, flexible commercial spaces and food store.

The scheme responds to and sits in a landscaped green link offering pedestrian and cycle movement, shared streets, planting, play and public art. Each aspect along this new route is enhanced to reflect the building activity, such as informal play and seating alongside the flexible space suggested as a café.

L&Q have commissioned FrancisKnight Public Art Consultants to produce a public art strategy for Harrow View East.