15-storey tower block in the middle of Cricklewood

The planning application for a 15-storey tower block and two 6-storey ones in the middle of Cricklewood, replacing the Co-op building and the health centre and offices behind it, is now in. The deadline for comments on Barnet Council’s website is 7th December 2018. [Updated 26 November] Read more

Hassop Road / Mora Road parking

Brent Council are proposing further restrictions on parking at the junction of Mora Road and Hassop Road as follows: PROPOSED NO LOADING RESTRICTIONS (AT ANY TIME) LOCATION: Mora Road/ Hassop Road The Council has received complaints about vehicles parked at the above location. The complaints are that parked vehicles cause … Read more

Waste Transfer Station – how much traffic?

Barnet have changed the traffic forecasts for the Waste Transfer Station; they say it will have less impact because they’ll keep it open longer and it will only ever operate at 75% capacity. We say the planning committee can’t approve it on that starry-eyed assumption. Read more

Brent Cross expansion on hold

Hammerson announced the expansion of Brent Cross shopping centre was on hold. It’s not obvious what this means for us, especially now that Brent Cross Cricklewood’s been divided into three parts. We try to break it down. Read more

194-196 Cricklewood Broadway (the Galtymore site)

We’ve been wondering what was happening with the empty site behind the bus-stops and the advertising hoardings just down from Beacon Bingo. A planning application was approved by Barnet’s planning committee back in June 2017. We’ve just noticed that permission was finally granted in January 2018. Read more