Rail Freight Facility – March 2019

DB Cargo’s construction waste and aggregates facility at 400 Edgware Road has been making slow progress. Work that was going to be done last year isn’t complete yet. Design work is continuing and DB Cargo are still negotiating approvals and planning conditions with Network Rail and Barnet Council. In early … 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

Superhub: no intervention from Mayor of London

Today, the Mayor of London has told Barnet Council he won’t step in. Barnet planning committee’s approval of Barnet Council & DB Cargo’s planning application for an aggregates/spoil superhub at 400 Edgware Road stands. Read more