Category Archives: Barnet

Barnet confirms leader

At Barnet Council’s Annual Council, Councillor Richard Cornelius was confirmed as Barnet Council’s Leader for the next four years, with Councillor Daniel Thomas as Deputy Leader. Council Leader, Councillor Richard Cornelius, said: “I am extremely proud to continue as the … Continue reading

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John Lewis commit to Brent Cross £1.4bn redevelopment

The joint owners of Brent Cross, Hammerson and Aberdeen Standard Investments, have signed a new agreement for lease with John Lewis to redevelop its department store as part of the huge retail centre’s £1.4 billion redevelopment. Having been present in … Continue reading

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Sadiq awards green spaces funds

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has today announced the six winners of over £2 million of grant funding for green space improvements, as part of his push to make London the world’s first National Park City. The winning projects … Continue reading

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Colindale gets TfL Growth Fund cash

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has announced the latest schemes to receive funding from Transport for London’s (TfL’s) Growth Fund, including one in Colindale. The latest funding, which totals around £24m, will help accelerate the delivery of a range … Continue reading

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Brent Cross CPO approved

The Communities Secretary James Brokenshire has approved the Compulsory Purchase Order for the new Brent Cross West Thameslink station. This enables Barnet Council to move the £250m programme to the next stage of the development process, which will deliver an … Continue reading

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Mini Mealtimes success

The person behind the Mini Mealtimes app has won the Entrepreneurial Barnet Competition.

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Cinema de Lux for Brent Cross

Hammerson and Aberdeen Standard Investments, joint owners of Brent Cross, have secured National Amusements’ luxury cinema brand, Showcase Cinema de Lux, for the new £1.4bn Brent Cross extension in London.

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Barnet OnSide work to begin

Barnet’s new OnSide Youth Zone will soon start taking shape with building work set to begin on the £6.5million centre.

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Hounslow and Barnet welcomes WLO

Hounslow and Barnet Councils have welcomed the proposed West London Orbital rail line connecting west and north London, as outlined in the Mayor of London’s Transport Strategy.

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North Finchley SPD

Barnet Council has approved a supplementary planning document to guide development in North Finchley Town Centre and High Street.

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Mayor says no to Grahame Park plans

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has refused permission for an the regeneration of the Grahame Park Estate, saying the net loss of 257 affordable homes which would result is unacceptable.

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Brent Cross CPO approved

The Secretary of State for Department of Communities and Local Government Sajid Javid has approved two compulsory purchase orders that move the Brent Cross scheme to the next stage of the development process.

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Hammerson buys Intu

Hammerson has agreed to buy Intu Properties for about £3.4bn, creating a £21bn shopping mall giant, and bringing Uxbridge’s shopping mall under the same ownership as Brent Cross.

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Barnet makes architectural awards

Architectural distinction in Barnet has been celebrated this month at the first Delivering for Barnet Architecture Awards.

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Laing O’Rourke gets Brent Cross job

Hammerson and Standard Life Investments, joint owners of Brent Cross Shopping Centre, have announced that Laing O’Rourke has been chosen as the preferred contractor for the retail extension of Brent Cross London.

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Sadiq doubles Mill Hill scheme affordable content

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has approved a major new residential development in Mill Hill after intervening to double the level of affordable homes and to include homes at social rent levels within the development.

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Meadow show Whetstone plans

Meadow Residential have shown new plans for a redevelopment of Barnet House, an office block in Whetstone, into new homes for rent.

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Mayor confirms NLB Park refusal

The Mayor of London has decided to let Barnet Council’s refusal of Comer Homes plans for the North London Business Park stand.

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Barnet to remove Granville cladding

Barnet Council has said it will be removing the cladding from the outside of three blocks of flats at Granville Road, following confirmation that it does not meet the required fire saftey standard.

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Barnet Youth Zone approved

The new OnSide Youth Zone in Barnet has received planning consent.

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