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Select Committee supports move of proposed vent shaft from Queen’s Park station site

Further to our post last month, QPARA appears before parliamentary Select Committee, the HS2 Select Committee has now reported and has supported the move of the ventshaft and auto-transformer to the Canterbury Works site in South Kilburn. The HS2 Bill is now going through the normal stages in the House of Commons, after which it will […]

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QPARA appears before parliamentary Select Committee

QPARA representatives, Robin Sharp and Kevin Barrett, appeared before the  HS2 Select Committee on 26 January. We were ‘petitioners’ against HS2’s plan to build a large ventilation shaft and transformer unit on the Keniston Press and car park site by Queen’s Park station. Although HS2’s most recent plan is to switch this to the Canterbury Works site on Canterbury Road, […]

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Brent and HS2 Ltd to discuss location of HS2 tunnel vent shaft with local residents – Thu 8th and Mon 12th Oct

Brent residents living above the route of the new high speed rail line will have an opportunity to speak to experts working on the project at two community events being held in October. QPARA members should note that while QPARA is firmly against the siting of the ventshaft and transformer on the Queen’s Park station car […]

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Queen’s Park station car park plans: HS2 vent or housing?

QPARA is continuing to monitor HS2’s plan to build an enormous ventilation shaft structure in the car park in coming years to sit above their tunnels on the new line between London and Birmingham. We have made a submission (called a ‘petition’) to the HS2 Select Committee opposing these plans and suggesting that such an industrial type structure […]

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