Venue: Boardroom - Brent Civic Centre, Engineers Way, Wembley, HA9 0FJ

Contact: Bryony Gibbs, Governance Officer  0208 937 1355, Email:

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Apologies for absence and clarification of alternate members


Declarations of interests

Members are invited to declare at this stage of the meeting, the nature and existence of any relevant disclosable pecuniary, personal or prejudicial interests in the items on this agenda and to specify the item(s) to which they relate.


Deputations (if any)

By prior arrangement with the Chair, persons who are not members of the Committee may attend to address the Committee on a particular issue or item. Any members of the public wishing to address the committee should submit their request seven days before the meeting to the contact officer named on the agenda. The request will then be passed to the Chair for consideration.


Minutes of the previous meeting pdf icon PDF 88 KB

To approve the minutes of the previous meeting as a correct record.


Matters arising (if any)

To consider any matters arising from the minutes of the previous meeting.


Management Plan (Barnet) pdf icon PDF 263 KB

The Welsh Harp Joint Consultative Committee comprises of British Waterways, Brent Council, Welsh Harp Conservation Group, Welsh Harp Sailing Association and Barnet Council.  The committee is a consultative committee only and meets on a quarterly basis. The committee is invited to note and make comments on the on-going site management issues during this quarter.


Management Plan (Brent) pdf icon PDF 90 KB

This report presents progress on the Brent Reservoir / Welsh Harp Management Plan since the last meeting of the Committee and during the 2017/18 year to date.  The Management Plan is jointly managed by the three main land-holding organisations: Brent Council, the London Borough of Barnet, and the Canal & River Trust. 


Additional documents:


Thames 21

A representative of Thames 21 will discuss a recent paint pollution incident and the support available to partners from the new Development Manager for the Brent Catchment Partnership.



Environment Agency - Verbal Report (if any)

Representatives of the Environment Agency are invited to provide a verbal update to the committee on matters affecting the Welsh Harp.


Planning Issues (if any)

The committee is asked to consider and discuss any planning issues affecting the Welsh Harp.


Date of next meeting

The date of the next meeting will be confirmed following the annual council meetings of the Brent and Barnet Councils.


Any other urgent business

No business other than that appearing on the agenda shall be transacted at the meeting unless the Chair decides that it is urgent. Any member of the committee wishing to raise an item of urgent business should provide sufficient notice to permit consideration by the Chair.