The public inquiry into Montreaux’s planning application begins on Tuesday 14 February at 10:00 am, at the Town Hall, Hendon, NW4 4BQ.
We’ll be at the inquiry, of course. We’ve got “Rule 6” status, meaning we get to participate in various ways.
The draft Local Plan says 1,009 units on the B&Q site. We’re challenging that and there’ll be a new consultation, with the Planning Inspectorate leading it this time. Read more
The inquiry into Montreaux’s planning application for the B&Q site (1049 residential units, up to 18 storeys) is coming in February next year, and the council is now with us. Read more
Cricklewood scrubs up well! Cricklewood sign has had a wash and graffiti removed thanks to Gerry, Amanda, Janet, Marie and our friends from the Good Gym Brent. Thanks also to B@Q Cricklewood for the water and cleaning supplies.
Barnet Council have been told not to approve Montreaux’s application yet, to give the Secretary of State time to decide whether or not to get involved. Read more
We’ve sent this objection to Barnet Council in response to the fourth round of consultation, pointing out serious gaps in Barnet’s report last month. Read more
Reductions in height will be accompanied by increased heights and massing in the rest of the development. Deadline for comments 31 August 2021. Read more
BREAKING: Today 16 July, even while the consultation continues, Barnet planners published their report and recommended approval. Read more
As we expected, Montreaux have “listened” and cut the height of the tallest block from 25 to 19 storeys, more than double the height of anything else in Cricklewood.
This has triggered a new consultation which could be very important. Read more
Barnet have opened a new consultation on the plans for tower blocks on the B&Q site, because the developers have presented a new “Urban Design Study” that has new pictures and praises it as “generous”, “elegant and a “landmark” that’s “beneficial” to Cricklewood. New deadline 3 June 2021. Read more