Landmark plans to regenerate a large brownfield site in west London by the OPDC were slammed as “completely flawed” by major landowner Cargiant, which warned proposals to compulsorily purchase its land would force its closure.

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Cargiant’s fierce opposition led in part to the plans being struck out by the planning inspector later in the year.

But the OPDC revived the scheme and submitted a revised local plan in 2021 for 25,500 homes and a focus on using public land over private land.

In June 2022, the planning inspector approved the latest proposals.