Brentford FC Choose Willmott Dixon As Preferred Bidder
Awaiting decision by Mayor of London and Secretary of State
Brentford FC has selected Willmott Dixon as its preferred bidder for the role of development partner for the proposed new football stadium.
This follows in the wake of the decision by Hounslow Council Planning Committee on December 5 2013 to pass a resolution to grant planning permission for Brentford Football Club’s new stadium and enabling development
An aerial view of the proposed stadium
The planning application includes a 20,000 capacity stadium at Lionel Road South together with other community facilities, 910 new homes, and a hotel and supporting retail uses. It remains subject to referral to the Mayor of London and the Secretary of State and conclusion of a Section 106 Agreement.
"Hounslow Council officers have been focused on the deliverability of our scheme and we believe that the Club and Willmott Dixon have in place a sound commercial model and sensitive design approach which will do a great deal to meet the concerns of local residents. We recognise we have to await the views of London and Central Governments before progressing to the next stage.
The development view from Kew Green
Andrew Telfer, divisional chief executive at Willmott Dixon Regen, said: “We’re delighted that Brentford Football Club has chosen us as preferred bidder and are looking forward to working with the Club to take forward these exciting plans that will deliver a fantastic new stadium and new homes in a superb and desirable location close to good transport links.
January 9, 2014