London Borough of Barnet

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Homeowner fined £45k for causing 'irreversible damage' to Grade II listed building

Published on Friday 16 January 2015

The owner of a Grade II listed building in historic Hampstead Garden Suburb who repeatedly ignored council officers’ advice while carrying out building work has been fined £45,000 by magistrates.

Barnet’s planning team among the fastest in London

Published on Tuesday 29 July 2014

A higher percentage of planning applications are being processed within statutory target deadlines in Barnet than in almost any other London borough, with the Council coming second of all local authorities in the capital in meeting Government timeframes.

Barnet launches search for Brent Cross Cricklewood development partner

Published on Tuesday 15 July 2014

On 9th July, Barnet Council formally approved the launch of a search for a partner to develop one of London’s largest brownfield development opportunities, the Brent Cross Cricklewood South site.

Finishing touches put to North Finchley town centre improvements

Published on Wednesday 9 April 2014

This month sees the finishing touches to £1.4m of improvement works to North Finchley town centre.

Council Leader welcomes Chancellor’s support for Barnet regeneration

Published on Friday 4 April 2014

Councillor Richard Cornelius welcomed the visit of the Chancellor of the Exchequer to two Barnet regeneration projects today (4 April).

Start on site for major regeneration of Dollis Valley

Published on Thursday 20 March 2014

Work has begun on the wholescale regeneration of the Dollis Valley estate in Chipping Barnet.

Boost for Grahame Park welcomed

Published on Wednesday 19 March 2014

The budget announcement of a £150 million fund to support the regeneration of housing estates has been welcomed by the parties involved in the regeneration of Grahame Park in Colindale.

Council welcomes: “A Budget for Barnet”

Published on Wednesday 19 March 2014

Councillor Richard Cornelius, Leader of Barnet Council, has welcomed budget announcements that support the two largest regeneration projects in the borough.

Planning document gives residents the chance to have their say on job opportunities generated through new developments

Published on Friday 28 February 2014

People in Barnet will have a say on how the council can make sure local people benefit from job opportunities created by new developments and regeneration schemes.

Latest improvements to Cricklewood Town Centre underway

Published on Monday 24 February 2014

A revamp of Cricklewood Town Centre as part of the Mayor of London’s Outer London Fund is continuing with a series of further improvements to the area.

Council looking to hear from empty property owners

Published on Tuesday 28 January 2014

Barnet Council is looking to hear from property owners as part of a Task and Finish group review into empty properties within the borough.

Are you a Stonegrove resident? New Community Facility Needs You!

Published on Tuesday 17 December 2013

A new community centre and church is being built as part of the Stonegrove Regeneration Scheme in Edgware.

Tuck into the North Finchley Feast from Saturday 14 December 2013

Published on Wednesday 27 November 2013

From 10am - 5pm this festive event will showcase some of North London’s best food traders at Lodge Lane Car Park in North Finchley where it will remain on the last Saturday of the month from January

Couple ordered to demolish illegal extension

Published on Wednesday 31 July 2013

A couple who built a two storey extension at the rear of their house without planning permission have been ordered to knock it down.

West Hendon regeneration given the go-ahead

Published on Wednesday 24 July 2013

Proposals for a major regeneration of the West Hendon housing estate have been given approval by Barnet Council’s Planning and Environment Committee.

Views sought on proposals for revamp of North Finchley

Published on Tuesday 18 June 2013

Residents and businesses are to be asked for their views on a planned £1.4million revamp of North Finchley as part of the Mayor or London’s Outer London Fund Initiative.

Barnet Council successfully defends third Judicial Review in six months

Published on Wednesday 27 February 2013

Barnet Council has successfully defended a Judicial Review, and the lifting of an Injunction in the High Court for the sale of the freehold of the former Hendon Football Club site.

Views sought on Chipping Barnet Town Centre Strategy

Published on Tuesday 26 February 2013

Barnet Council has launched a consultation asking residents to comment on a planning strategy which will help shape the future development of Chipping Barnet Town Centre.

Plans submitted for Dollis Valley regeneration scheme

Published on Tuesday 12 February 2013

Plans for a major regeneration of the Dollis Valley housing estate in Chipping Barnet have been submitted to Barnet Council by Countryside Properties.

Going for growth: Barnet Council publishes 'Blueprint for local growth'

Published on Thursday 8 November 2012

Council proposals are set to create 20,000 new homes and up to 30,000 new jobs over the next 20 years.

Green light given to Dollis Valley regeneration agreement

Published on Wednesday 7 November 2012

An agreement has been signed paving the way for the regeneration of the Dollis Valley housing estate in Chipping Barnet.

Builder jailed for using front yard as ‘dumping ground’

Published on Monday 24 September 2012

A builder who illegally used his drive as a builder’s yard despite repeated warnings not to has been jailed for two months.

Multi Million pound boost for the regeneration of Colindale

Published on Tuesday 31 July 2012

Barnet Council has announced a series of new measures to support the regeneration of Colindale in the west of the borough.

WorkFinder project provides welcome boost for jobseekers

Published on Thursday 10 May 2012

Jobseekers living on a number of the borough’s regeneration estates are now able to benefit from a welcome boost to their search for work.

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