Category Archives: Barnet

Brent Cross premium offer continues

Brent Cross continues to deliver a premium offer after Hammerson and Aberdeen Standard Investments secure two new retailers for the centre. The announcement follows mall five’s reconfigured and refreshed look giving the best brand-mix for customers. Specialist multi-brand British beauty … Continue reading

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Mayor approves Pentavia retail Park resi plans

An 844 home redevelopment of the disused Pentavia Retail Park in Barnet has been approved by the Mayor of London following a local refusal, and the revision of the plans. Barnet Council refused plans in 2018 as they offered too … Continue reading

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North Finchley high street renewal programme moves forward

Barnet Council has formed a partnership with U+I and Joseph Partners to work on the renewal of North Finchley High Road. The partnership will explore the best way to create a thriving and successful high street, and town centre. The … Continue reading

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Barnet consults on Growth Strategy

Barnet Council is consulting on its draft Growth Strategy, which sets out the council’s priorities for regeneration, development and business, employment and skills activity across the borough from 2019 to 2030. The Growth Strategy responds to expected economic, social and … Continue reading

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Progressing the West London Orbital

The Leaders of the seven West London councils have welcomed the publication of a report which concludes that there is a strong case for further work on proposals for a new orbital rail line – the West London Orbital – … Continue reading

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Team BSC’s ‘Big Idea’ comes a close second

Barnet and Southgate College Business team have been awarded ‘runner up’ in a national competition. Barnet and Southgate College Business BTEC students came a close second in the London Metropolitan University’s national innovation competition – the Big Idea 2018. The … Continue reading

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Barnet bring back regen from Capita

Barnet Council has agreed to bring the skills, employment, and economic development team back in house. The policy and resources committee agreed to bring the director of place role and the skills, employment and economic development team from the regeneration … Continue reading

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Building complete for new Youth Zone in Barnet

Building work is now complete at the new youth zone in Barnet, which will offer young people aged 8-19 (and up to 25 for those with disabilities) somewhere to go, something to do and someone to talk to. The £6.5million … Continue reading

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TfL plans homes at Barnet stations

Transport for London (TfL) is consulting on plans for around 1000 homes on sites near Finchley Central and High Barnet stations. The schemes would also provide commercial space, improvements to the public realm and better connections for pedestrians. The proposals … Continue reading

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Senior architect sets challenge for design students

Level 3 Art and Design students at Barnet and Southgate College’s Wood Street Campus were treated to a presentation by architect and senior Cullinan Studio  partner Johnny Winter . Mr Winter then set the group a challenge to put their … Continue reading

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New leader confirmed for Barnet

Councillor Dan Thomas has been officially appointed as the new Leader of Barnet Council at the meeting of Annual Council. Councillor Thomas is taking over the leadership of the council from Councillor Richard Cornelius. Councillor Thomas has been Deputy Leader … Continue reading

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Britannia House conversion approved

Brittania House will be converted into homes after Barnet Council approved plans.. The 1960s building in High Road, North Finchley, will be turned into 23 flats. All the flats will comply with internal space standards. There will be a mix … Continue reading

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BAM Nuttall gets Brent Cross South job

BAM Nuttall has been picked as the preferred infrastructure contractor for the Brent Cross South development by the joint venture established between Argent Related and Barnet Council. The framework will deliver infrastructure over the next 10-15 years; a critical part … Continue reading

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New leader for Barnet Council

Cllr Richard Cornelius has announced he is to stand down as leader of Barnet Council. He says: “I have loved being Leader of the Council, but the time has come for someone else to have a turn. I have lived … Continue reading

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NFL Academy launched in Barnet

The American National Football League has announced a major UK initiative that aims to use American football to create life-changing educational and professional opportunities for young people in London. The NFL Academy, which begins operations in September 2019, will offer … Continue reading

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Thousands of London businesses to attend new Business Roadshows to find local support

Thousands of small businesses are set to attend a new series of events aimed at helping them find out about the support that’s available. Five fresh Business Shows have been funded by London Growth Hub and delivered by Enterprise Nation … Continue reading

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Capital West London recognised at Property Awards

Capital West London has been recognised at a highly prestigious national awards, the Property Week Awards 2019. The ambitious inward investment and trade programme from the West London Alliance as been getting praise from all quarters, and has now been … Continue reading

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Brent Cross West consultation

Barnet Council is consulting on the design of the new Brent Cross West Station. Following design work and earlier public consultation, the council are now preparing to submit a planning application for the train station which will be central to … Continue reading

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Barnet shows Copthall Sports Hub plans

In March 2018, Barnet Council’s Environment Committee endorsed a draft masterplan for the Copthall Sports Hub and adjoining Mill Hill Open Spaces. The Masterplan has been updated following a previous round of consultation on the initial draft, and now a … Continue reading

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TfL brings small sites to market

Transport for London’s latest tranche of small sites has four opportunities in West London. The sites are in the “Small Sites Small Builders” programe, and are being actively marketed now. Brentmead Place, in Barnet, is a vacant 0.09 acre plot … Continue reading

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