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

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

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