Brent has a wide range of services to support our residents to live happily and independently.
Our services in this section will help you to do just that. This includes direct payments, alarm services, meals on wheels, training for adults with learning disabilities and blue badge permit applications.
We also have lots of activities for older residents including free swimming and our popular tea dances.
Brent has some of the safest streets in London. This is thanks to more road safety schemes and 20mph zones, free cycling training for local people, safer bus stops and cycle lanes and improved road crossings and school crossing patrols.
We are devoted to keeping our streets clear of litter and abandoned vehicles, our street furniture clean and our property free of graffiti.
Brent is both a creative and active borough with lots of things to see and do. Whatever your interests are we have something for everyone ranging from the Brent Museum to beautiful parks, fantastic venues you can book for your events and excellent sports facilities including running tracks, swimming pools and football pitches. We also have a variety of courses with the Brent Adult and Community Education Service (BACES).
Brent is an ambitious organisation. Our employee diversity forums offer staff a chance to share knowledge and discuss issues, while employee development programmes have received widespread praise from peers in the local government sector.
We are committed to flexible and modern ways of working that support our staff in balancing their work and homes lives while enabling the delivery of excellent services to the community.
While Brent only has a limited number of housing solutions, we do want to help by giving the best possible advice and assistance available. This includes assessing eligibility for council housing, looking for private rented accommodation, private tenants' housing rights and responsibilities, harassment and illegal eviction and rent arrears.
Brent is a wonderful place to be both indoors and outdoors. We take pride in our environment and we're committed to doing our bit to combat climate change.
This includes the daily needs of the community including the removal of abandoned vehicles, facilitating the ease of submitting planning applications on-line, effective recycling and removing illegal graffiti.
This section contains details of primary and secondary schools, admissions procedures, term dates and the other types of educational support we offer like financial help for school transport.
If you are an adult looking to acquire a new skill we have a variety of courses with the Brent Adult Education and Community Service (BACES).
There is also information about childcare and out of school and holiday care.
This section deals with the running of Brent Council. You will find all the information you need about your councillor, ward and surgery times. You can also search for your MP, MEP and GLA members.
Engaging with our residents on making decisions concerning Brent is important to us. The Consultations section details all the current items and includes the opportunity to share your views on the ‘soapbox’ slot. We also welcome your comments about the council so please use our Complaints page to let us know.
You can also view information about the Corporate Management Team
and the Chief Executive
We offer a range of useful services in this section including how to register a birth, obtaining a copy of a birth or marriage certificate, and how to book a marriage or civil partnership ceremony.
Your safety in the borough is our prime concern and you will find some useful information about community safety and crime prevention.
Our support groups page lists a wealth of organisations that can provide extra support to our residents.
Businesses thrive in Brent because of its excellent transport links and skilled local workforce. We are also home to Wembley Stadium and Wembley Arena and have an exciting regeneration scheme underway.
Park Royal Business Park is the largest in London, and blue chip companies like Diageo, Guinness and United Biscuits. Heinz and Delta Airlines are also based here.
We have lots to offer your business. The council is here to support you from advising on Business Rates, to finding commercial property, licence applications and doing business with the council.
You can also view information for businesses in the European Union
These pages contain lots of useful information about council tax including bands, discounts and easy ways to pay.
Residents who need assistance and advice about housing and council tax benefit can find all the information they need within this section.