Barnet’s planning committee approved the application for an aggregates/spoil road/rail site at 400 Edgware Road. The application now has to be referred to the Mayor of London. Read more
After seeing the email from John Hooton (CEO of Barnet Council) to Andrew Dismore, we’ve sent this to planning at Barnet and copied him in, along with London Assembly members Navin Shah and Andrew Dismore. Read more
The Railway Terraces Community Association have produced a full but wonderfully readable account of the many reasons to oppose the aggregates/construction-waste Rail Freight Facility. Read more
DB Cargo have told residents that they’re withdrawing their temporary-period application to use the site for aggregates for 18 months. The application for permanent use remains.
More than 680 objections can now be read on the Barnet website and there are critical responses from TfL and Barnet’s own Transport and Regeneration team too. Read more
664 objections on the Barnet website and that’s not counting the email ones. Click here to add your voice. If you cannot access the portal, please email your objections to Barnet’s planning officer, Chloe.Thomson@barnet.gov.uk Update: the online portal is closed now, but you can still email. As the website says, … Read more
At the new road-rail freight suberhub, aggregate will be brought in by rail, stocked in piles, and loaded into 350-570 HGVs a day. It’s a dusty material and a dusty business handling it. So how much dust will there be? Read more
Barnet Council plan a huge road/rail freight hub behind Lidl, bringing in trainloads of aggregates (sand, gravel, crushed stone & rubble) carried away by hundreds of HGVs a day. You may have heard about DB Cargo’s application for a temporary site. This would be much larger. Read more