Weather warning as Storm Dennis approaches


The Met Office is forecasting that Storm Dennis will bring heavy wind and rain during the next 48 hours, posing a flood risk and disrupting some council services.

Barnet news

Barnet news

We are likely to see localised surface water flooding with the potential for flooding from rivers.

We urge residents to remain vigilant and take steps to protect themselves from the risk of flooding:

  • Call Floodline on 0345 988 1188 for up-to-date flooding information
  • Sign up for flood warnings at or by calling Floodline on 0345 988 1188 or Typetalk 0345 602 6340.
  • Visit the Environment Agency website which contains details of river level and flooding information
  • Follow @EnvAgencySE¬†on Twitter for updates
  • Please report any flooding in your area to Floodline on 0345 988 1188.

If you see any fallen trees, please report them to us.

Parks will be unlocked on Saturday morning and will remain unlocked until after the weekend. Cherry Tree Wood in East Finchley will be locked Friday night and will remain locked until after the weekend.

Public toilets in the following parks will be locked from Friday night until after the weekend:

  • Lyttelton Playing Fields, Hampstead Garden Suburb
  • Friary Park, Friern Barnet
  • Victoria Park, Finchley Central.

Our Parks officers will leave the below parks unlocked on Saturday and Sunday night:

Fairway Playground

The Fairway Mill Hill NW7

Stonegrove Park

Park Grove Edgware HA8

Rushgrove Park

Rushgrove Ave NW9

Greenhill Gardens

Great North Road, EN5

Highlands Gardens

Leicester Road, New Barnet

Brunswick Play Ground

Brunswick Cres N14

Edgwarebury Park

Edgwareberry Lane HA8

Stonyfields Park

Fairmeed Cress HA8

Deansbrook Play Ground

Off Deansbrook Road HA8

Malcolm Park

Malcolm Cress NW4

Kara Way Play Area

Campion Terrace NW2

Childs Hill Park

Nant Road NW2

Basing Hill Park

Wayside NW2

Princess Park

Oakfields Road NW11

Old Court House Rec

Manor Close, High Barnet

Ravenscroft Gardens

Wood Street, High Barnet

Barfield Ave Play Area

Barfield Ave N20

Swan Lane O/S

Woodside Lane, N20

We apologise for the disruption to our usual service, but it is necessary to ensure the safety of our staff during the high winds.

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