This has been updated to reflect the additional flexibilities relating to the Adult Social Care Precept on 15 December 2016
The council faces an estimated budget gap of £61.5million which we need to close by 2020. This is a result of reduced funding from Government, as well as increasing...More
The Finchley Central Town Centre Project commenced in mid-2016 to generate a town centre plan for Finchley Central. This project aims to deliver a comprehensive strategy for the Town Centre to identify and enable future investment in the town centre.
In order to develop this strategy, we...More
Our local environment is important to all of us. It is one of the things which makes Barnet a great place to live and work. We are committed to maintaining high levels of resident satisfaction and preserving the green and clean nature of the borough. We are also committed to developing attractive...More
Across the country, adult social care is under growing pressure. The amount of money available for councils to spend has reduced and will continue to reduce over the coming years. There is also growing demand for adult social care services.
To help address these challenges, the council has...More
We are seeking your views on North Central London’s Sustainability and Transformation Plan (NCL STP).
In December 2015, the NHS shared planning guidance 16/17 – 20/21 outlined a new approach to help ensure that health and care services are built around the needs of local populations. Every...More
The Burnt Oak Town Centre project commenced in mid-2015 to create and deliver a town centre plan for Burnt Oak. This project provides a £650,000 investment into the development of a strategy for the Town Centre and the delivery of public realm improvements to make Burnt Oak a great place...More
Barnet Council recognises that libraries are a universal and unique service that offers learning opportunities to all from the early years through to retirement. Our ongoing ambition is for libraries to continue to:
help all children in Barnet to have the best start in life; developing...More
London has more overweight and obese children than any other global city, including New York and Paris. It also has a higher rate of obesity than anywhere else in the country with more than a third of all children in London overweight or obese by the time they leave primary school.
The council is currently conducting a Residents’ Perception Telephone Survey with a sample of 500 residents from across the borough. The survey asks residents for their views on local services and various aspects of life in their local area.
The council has commissioned Westco Ltd., an...More
As our population becomes increasingly sedentary, physical activity is importantly recognised as an essential component of our wellbeing; providing a positive contribution to our physical, mental and emotional health. To challenge and address inactivity levels within the borough and the...More
The Railway Terraces, Cricklewood Conservation Area is situated within Cricklewood in the south-western corner of the borough and lies within the Childs Hill Ward. Childs Hill is the twelfth largest of Barnet’s wards with an area of 3.1 square kilometres. With 19,460 residents in 2012,...More
Barnet Council is improving the way new applicants and existing Disabled Persons Freedom Pass holders are assessed to see if they qualify for a pass. This will mean a better quality, and more effective service is delivered for all our users.
Our proposals include:
more ways to...More
The council understands that litter is one of residents’ top priorities, and littering and anti-social behaviour issues are often linked. We want to promote a culture where people are supported to comply with guidelines, the law, and also ensure enforcement procedures are used against repeat...More
The council is consulting on a draft planning framework for the future development of Pentavia Retail Park in Mill Hill, Barnet. This 3.45 hectare site forms an island surrounded by major transport infrastructure and consists of a former out-of-town retail park with associated parking.
The council has been made aware of local concerns about the operational hours of the existing Controlled Parking Zone (CPZ) restrictions in Golders Gardens NW11.
In response to this, the Finchley and Golders Green Area Committee has decided that an informal consultation with residents of...More
The council has been made aware of the concerns about the high level of perceived ‘non-resident’ parking in Leslie Road and Leopold Road N2, resulting in fewer places for residents to park.
In response to this, the Finchley and Golders Green Area Committee has agreed that this should be...More
The Council has been made aware of the concerns about the high level of perceived ‘non-resident’ parking in Friary Way and Valley Avenue N12, resulting in fewer places for residents to park.
In response to this, the Finchley and Golders Green Area Committee has agreed that...More
Barnet has one of the most up to date Local Plans in the country following the adoption of the Local Plan Core Strategy and Development Management Policies documents in September 2012.
The Local Plan is a portfolio of documents that works in conjunction with national policy and the Mayor's...More
Across the country, adult social care is under growing pressure. The amount of money available for councils to spend has reduced and will continue to reduce over the coming years. There is also growing demand for adult social care services. To respond to these challenges, the council needs to...More
Following completion of the independent investigation into problems with the electoral registers during the London Mayoral and GLA elections on the morning of Thursday 5th May, the council is now undertaking a full and independent review of our election service to ensure any wider concerns are...More
We know that Barnet is a great place to live for most families, children and young people. Our vision is focused on making Barnet an even better place to live for all families - whether a couple with dependent children, a single-parent family, a foster family, a blended family or a family with...More
The council is three years into its Customer and Support Group (CSG) contract with Capita Business Services Ltd and, as provided for in the original arrangement, is now carrying out a review of the contract,
CSG provides the council’s main internal support services, including HR, finance, IT...More
Barnet Council is proposing to refurbish Silkstream Park and Montrose Playing Fields which will help transform these important public spaces. As part of this refurbishment, we have developed a series of exciting designs proposals and we would like to give local residents and other stakeholders an...More
The council has been made aware of the concerns about the operational hours/days of the Controlled Parking Zone (CPZ) in the Cherry Tree Wood area of the East Finchley CPZ. In response to these parking concerns, the Finchley and Golders Green Area Committee agreed that this should be investigated....More
The council has been made aware of the concerns about the high level of perceived ‘non-resident’ parking around Barnet Hospital, resulting in fewer places for residents to park. In response to these parking concerns, the Chipping Barnet Area Committee agreed that this should be...More
The council has been made aware of concerns about the high level of perceived ‘non-resident’ parking in roads outside the Temple Fortune Controlled Parking Zone (CPZ) , resulting in fewer places for residents to park. In response to these parking concerns, the Finchley and Golders Green...More
Demand for primary school places in Barnet is growing rapidly. We therefore need to look at ways we can permanently increase the number of places available in our primary schools. To help meet this increasing demand it is proposed to permanently expand Childs Hill Primary School on its current...More
As the most populous borough in London, Barnet has a large and growing number of children, young people and families, and we want to make sure Barnet is an excellent place to live for children and their families. Working with partners across the borough we have developed a new draft Children...More
Last year we carried out an informal consultation to find out residents’ views on the current parking situation in Mowbray Road HA8, and whether residents would like a Controlled Parking Zone (CPZ) to be introduced in their section of road. As a result of feedback from the consultation, we...More
Following the outcome of the statutory consultation , it was decided that a Controlled Parking Zone (CPZ) should be introduced in Hayward Road, Birley Road and Naylor Road which will operate between the hours of 2pm and 3pm Monday to Sunday. It is considered that these measures would be effective...More