BOROUGH FOCUS

49%
Proportion of working age population with degree or equivalent
27k
New homes built by 2025
30k
New jobs created by 2025
68.5%
Employment rate in Barnet
DELIVERING FOR BARNET
“Delivering for Barnet” explodes a popular myth about housing growth in the capital: that “outer London isn’t delivering”. The programme includes seven major regeneration schemes and will see 27,000 new homes built by 2025, creating 30,000 jobs and providing the investment needed to stimulate the borough’s thriving communities.

POPULATION

389,600

Infrastructure

The most high-profile project, Brent Cross London, will see three major schemes delivered, including the redevelopment and expansion of the iconic Brent Cross Shopping Centre, and critical infrastructure to support a new town centre.

At Brent Cross South the approach revolves around creating a great place for people of all ages, which will include substantial residential and office space.

Finally, the Thameslink Station Quarter will see an additional station, brought forward several years to unlock the entire Brent Cross project, connecting the area to St Pancras in less than 15 minutes.

The new programme has already delivered a new college in Colindale, schools, community spaces including the award-winning One Stonegrove, libraries, transport improvements for pedestrians, cyclists and drivers, and green space enhancements, with more still to come.

Housing

To meet demand for high quality places to live in the capital’s largest borough, the council have delivered over 6,000 homes in award-winning schemes including Dollis Valley, Mill Hill East, Stonegrove and Colindale, with a further 14,000 in the pipeline.

A further 7,500 homes will be delivered at Brent Cross Cricklewood, with the council determined to involve local communities in the design of new places.

Employment

As well as the thousands of new jobs created during the regeneration programme and beyond, the council are also placing a large emphasis on supporting residents to access employment and skills training to get more local people into work. The overall ambition is to ensure Barnet is a great place to live, work and invest.