Making sure the borough is a place where people feel proud to live and work.
A new system of fortnightly wheelie bin waste collections and weekly recycling collections has been introduced.
Recycle 360, part of the council’s trading company Lampton 360, has taken over the collection of waste and recycling from all homes.
Each week 333,000 containers are collected from 72,000 private properties on 1,810 roads, plus collections from a further 33,000 homes where there are communal waste and recycling facilities.
Recycling levels in the Borough have increased to 33.9% and are on target to hit 50% by 2019.
Firm enforcement action is taken against irresponsible people littering and fly-tipping in the borough. We have fined tens of thousands of people and businesses that have disposed of waste illegally.
A striking poster campaign has encouraged dog owners to clear up any fouling by their pets in public spaces.
All the borough’s street lights will be replaced with new improved lamps on schedule.
Gates have been installed across the borough where residents have faced problems with alleyways.
Prestigious Green Flag status has been won for 14 parks.
Heritage Lottery Funding has been secured for major restoration and improvements at Gunnersbury Park and Boston Manor.
Plans for a new War Memorial have been progressed.
20mph zones have been introduced around all schools to improve the safety of pedestrians.
Overnight parking by lorries on residential roads has been banned.
New cycle lanes have been introduced in Hanworth and Hounslow and a largely-traffic free cycle route created from Brentford to Twickenham.
Over 70 electric vehicle charging facilities have been installed and a car club launched.
Over 600 households have been helped to make their homes warmer and more energy efficient.