There were smiles all round as Redbridge councillors gathered to announce the next stage in plans to transform Ilford this morning.
Next to Redbridge Town Hall, leader of the council Cllr Jas Athwal said he was “delighted” to see the regeneration go ahead.
He was joined by Cllr Helen Coomb, cabinet member for regeneration, property and ..
Residents have been eager to learn how Ilford town centre will look after it receives a makeover.
Plans include mood lighting, floor projections, jet fountains and a planter wall.
The transformation is expected to be finished by late 2020 and will be completed in a series of stages.
Phase one of eight is already under way in Chadw..