Hounslow community land project

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Sign by the front gate on Hanworth road, May 2010

Hounslow Community Land Project is a derelict piece of land on Hanworth Road, Hounslow which has been unofficially opened to the public as a community garden and sports area. The site, which is owned by Transport for London, has been occupied by a group of land rights activists who have set up a camp and created a football pitch, badminton court, wildlife pond and vegetable growing areas.[1]

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Transport for London, who own the derelict land which was formerly a dye-works and a pub, had intended to build a new bus depot there. But with strong public opposition, their plans have been dropped and they now intend to sell the land for other development.[2]

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Coordinates: 51°27′52.02″N 0°21′57.84″W / 51.4644500°N 0.3660667°W / 51.4644500; -0.3660667