Category Archives: Barnet

Finchley Central images released

Transport for London and Taylor Wimpey are working together to develop plans to improve the area around Finchley Central station, developing new homes, retail, community facilities and new public space, including a pocket park. The partners say their vision for … Continue reading

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Barnet consults on Local Plan and Transport Strategy

Barnet Council is consulting on its Local Plan and its long-term transport plans that aim to plan how the borough is going to grow in the years to 2036, with new homes including affordable housing, and new spaces for business, … Continue reading

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Green light for Colindale Station redevelopment

Barnet Council and TfL have completed the Section 106 agreement for the redevelopment of the Colindale Station site, and the council has issued a formal approval. The scheme involves a comprehensive redevelopment of the site, with full planning permission for … Continue reading

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Digital Skills Partnership review event held at Barnet and Southgate College

SMEs and higher education students came together with the Digital Grid Partnership for an evening of capacity-building and reviewing Supported by the GLA and funded by the ESF, a Digital Skills Partnership review event was held at Barnet and Southgate … Continue reading

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Next phase at Grahame Park gets consent

Barnet Council has granted detailed consent for 209 more homes as part of the 3000 home Grahame Park regeneration programme. The latest plans from Notting Hill Genesis are for 209 homes in blocks up to 11 storeys high. At the same … Continue reading

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Edgware Broadwalk hits the market

Aberdeen Standard Investments has put the Broadwalk Centre in Edgware on the market. It is reported that agents are looking for offers over £60m for the 190,000 sq ft shopping centre next to Edgware station, on Hale Lane. The centre … Continue reading

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Barnet Parks £5m upgrade nears completion

The first sections of Silkstream Park and Montrose Playing Fields have been opened as Barnet Council’s £5million upgrade of the two green spaces nears completion. The upgrade is being funded primarily from developer contributions to infrastructure in the borough. Other … Continue reading

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North London Business Park homes plan approved by housing minister

Comer Homes have had plans for 1200 homes on the site of the North London Business Park approved after a call in by the Secretary of State. Barnet Council had refused permission for the scheme on Oakleigh Road in East … Continue reading

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TfL and Barnet Council work together to improve Hendon Central

Transport for London (TfL) is working with Barnet Council to enhance Hendon Central high street as part of its commitment to create healthy streets across the capital. The plan is to use “creative low-cost ideas from local communities” to improve … Continue reading

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Berkeley and Sainsbury’s Hyde plans approved

Barnet Council has approved plans from Berkeley’s St George and Sainsbury’s to build 1,309 flats on the site of the retailer’s supermarket at The Hyde in Hendon. The Silk Park scheme,  designed by Hutchinson & Partners, will produce buildings of … Continue reading

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Pocket win Woodside approval

Pocket Living’s plans for 80 new homes on land to the south of Woodside Park underground station have been approved. The plans will produce two blocks of five-storey flats and were revised following a refusal of earlier plans in 2019. … Continue reading

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Pocket plans set for approval?

Pocket Living’s plans for 80 new homes on land to the south of Woodside Park underground station have been recommended for approval. The plans would produce two blocks of five-storey flats and have been revised since a refusal in 2019. … Continue reading

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West London wins on sustainability and wellbeing

West London has four of the top ten boroughs for both sustainability and wellbeing, according to a new report from CBRE. CBRE’s Hot 100 identifies the top 10 boroughs in a number of categories, aiming to provide a snapshot of … Continue reading

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Middlesex University lit up by Periodic Table projection for Chemistry Week

An animation featuring a huge Periodic Table was projected onto Middlesex University’s main building in support of Chemistry Week. The eye-catching display, marking International Year of the Periodic Table, appeared across the front of College Building. Staff and students turned … Continue reading

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Stiglitz and Cable appear at Middlesex Uni debate

Nobel Laureate Joseph Stiglitz, former Liberal Democrat leader Sir Vince Cable and BBC Newsnight’s Economics Editor Ben Chu were guest speakers at the bumper event as part of the MDX Journalism Conversation Series. In front of a packed out hall, … Continue reading

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Montreaux buys in Barnet

Montreaux has acquired a 2.6 acre site in Friern Barnet for a 200 home luxury residential scheme which will also include an Aldi supermarket. The developer bought the former Fiat car dealership site in Colney Hatch for a reported £16m. … Continue reading

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Phasing change for Brent Cross

The phasing has changed for Argent’s £4.5bn Brent Cross South regeneration project, The Brent Cross Cricklewood masterplan, one of Europe’s largest regeneration projects, covers 15m sq ft of development over 370 acres. It includes Argent Related’s Brent Cross South, a … Continue reading

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‘Boring’ retail is dead, but innovative experiences are reviving West London’s Town Centres

West London’s town centres are leading the way in grasping opportunities presented by the ‘new millennials’ spending power through restoring themselves as innovative community centres. That was the message of the Town Centres in a Changing World debate at the … Continue reading

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Infrastructure comes first in Barnet

The Capital West London Growth Summit heard how Barnet has broken with conventional wisdom by building train stations at the head of its major development projects at Brent Cross and Colindale. Argent is pressing ahead with a new station at … Continue reading

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Barnet ranks in UK housing index

Barnet’s provision for schools, local amenities and access to public transport are factors that have seen the borough remain in the top 100 desirable residential  locations in the UK, according to a recent housing index. The west London borough that … Continue reading

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