History of Yiewsley swimming pool site
Newspaper reports and council meetings
2015 – The proposed deal between Hillingdon Council and the NHS to have a new health centre at the site of the former Yiewsley swimming pool falls through.
2016 – January 14th -
Leader of Hillingdon Council, Councillor Puddifoot, advised that the Council would be applying for release from the covenant under provisions in the Local Government Act 1972 (as amended). As soon as the plans were ready to be made public in relation to the proposals for the site, Council would be informed.
Councillor Sweeting asked whether the residents of Yiewsley and West Drayton would be consulted to gain their views in relation to the future use of this important community asset before any decisions were made.
Councillor Puddifoot advised that the elections held every four years enabled residents to choose who they thought was best to represent them. Individuals would have the opportunity to comment in relation to any associated planning application.
2017 – May 18th Cabinet Meeting -
Hillingdon Cabinet approves the development of the Yiewsley Sites (Former pool, former Bowling Club, current Yiewsley Library and car park) for a mixture of residential and leisure development. But keeps secret some of the details.
2017 – September Council accept need for a swimming pool but reject former Yiewsley pool site, letter here
2017 – Letter to Cllr Ray Puddifoot, Council Leader, after the petition hearing requesting that the former Yiewsley pool site is considered -
2018 – Reply from the Council Leader’s office -
2018 – Hillingdon Conservative Local Election Manifesto, Option of a pool at the current Harmondsworth Road Youth Centre site will be considered: see Page 6
2018 – Hillingdon Labour Group promise a Co-