Regeneration of Wembley
Template:Unreferenced The regeneration of Wembley is one of the major development projects in London in the early 21st century, as specified in the London Plan published by the Mayor of London Ken Livingstone in 2004. Wembley is a suburb in North West London.
The regeneration project is focused on the site first developed for the Empire Exhibition of 1924. This area includes Wembley Stadium and Wembley Arena, both of which recently finished undergoing complete rebuilds. The remainder of the area is mostly in low grade uses such as carparking and storage. In 2004 Brent Council approved a mixed use masterplan by Buro Happold for the development of 55 acres (223,000 m²) adjacent to the stadium which was presented by Quintain Estates and Development plc. It is envisaged that the whole of the former Empire Exhibition of 1924 site will be redeveloped in stages over two or three decades. At the same time Brent Council is seeking to encourage redevelopment of the neighbouring Wembley town centre area.