Taking care of neighbourhoods
Barnet is a great place to live. We will continue to keep our neighbourhoods clean and green and will work hard to make it even easier for you to travel around the borough safely.
For more information about how you can: help us to recycle more, find out about the facilities available in your local park and what we're doing to improve air quality, please scroll to the bottom of this page.
Did you know?
- We are planting more trees to help improve air quality.
- Our parks have over 780 pieces of play equipment.
- There are over 50 playing fields and playgrounds for you to enjoy.
- We have nine walking and cycling routes in our parks.
- In 2016 we recycled 55,000 tonnes of waste - enough to fill two rugby stadiums.
- We'll invest £50million to improve roads and pavements by 2020.
- We'll commit £1.5million to repair potholes across the borough.
- We'll invest £400,000 in electric vehicle charging points.
Spotted a problem? Report it!
We're taking tough action against those who cause environmental damage to our neighbourhoods and may fine or prosecute anyone caught.
If you spot a problem such as a fly-tip, litter or a pothole, please tell us by logging it on our Report a Problem form.
Win tickets to a Saracens home game
To be in with your chance to win tickets to the Saracens vs. Harlequins home game on Saturday 24 March 2018, send us a photograph of how you use or enjoy your local park. The deadline for entries is Friday 1 December 2017. Find out more here.
Find out more
- Rubbish, waste and recycling
- Parks and open spaces
- Street cleaning
- Air quality
- Walking and cycling to school
- Roads and pavements
Keeping Neighbourhoods Clean and Green:
Keeping Neighbourhoods Moving: