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About Harrow

With one of the most ethnically and religiously diverse populations in the country, Harrow is a place where you can build a rewarding career and an enjoyable life, side by side.

On the outskirts of London, bordering rural Hertfordshire, our area offers excellent transport connections to central London, as well as extensive parks and green belt. It’s this mix of town and country that makes it such a thriving, modern and inclusive area, where people from so many different backgrounds are building their futures. This is reflected in the wide variety of small businesses across the borough. There’s a strong entrepreneurial tradition in Harrow and 91% of local companies employ fewer than 11 people. In fact, we’ve been named as the best small business-friendly borough.

This diversity gives Harrow an open, friendly identity that people from all backgrounds can relate to. In fact, 85% of our residents believe people from different ethnic backgrounds get on well together here.

Harrow Borough Council

With 5,000 employees serving more than 240,000 residents and thousands of businesses every day, we’re committed to making Harrow a better place for everyone to live and work in.

We’re committed to innovation to improve all our services, and are already earning millions from shared services and new commercial ventures. With an ambitious regeneration

programme that aims to change the landscapes of Harrow and Wealdstone town centres, we’re planning to create thousands of new homes, shops, offices, public spaces and green spaces, cultural and leisure facilities, transport improvements and public facilities over the next decade.

Our vision for the future is based on recognising the needs of all our local communities and promoting inclusion, cohesion, fairness and justice, so we can build a better Harrow.