Saracens Rugby Club have been granted planning permission and secured funding in partnership with Barnet Council to renovate the West Stand at Allianz Park. The current West Stand in the multi-purpose north London stadium will be redeveloped into a modern, fit for purpose event facility and...

Saracens have become the first professional sports club to open a free mainstream secondary school in the UK. Saracens High School opened its doors for the first time today (Friday September 7) – welcoming 156 Year 7 pupils to the new facility in Barnet. The initiative continues...

Over two hundred people joined Barnet-based employment and business support organisation Work Avenue at their offices, the Wohl Enterprise Hub in Finchley, in celebration of business success. This annual event recognises and commends the business and entrepreneur community that Work Avenue supports. There were a very...

Hammerson and Aberdeen Standard Investments have signed Mango to join the line-up at Brent Cross Shopping Centre. Mango’s new 6,500 sq ft womenswear store will take a prime location in the main mall, situated alongside Hugo Boss, Tesla, Victoria’s Secret and Swarovski. The brand will sit...

Barnet Council has appointed Wates Living Space to a four year contract to deliver London based housing maintenance works for 98 public buildings across the borough, including libraries, leisure centres, offices and care facilities. Wates will deliver both planned maintenance and a reactive and ad hoc...

The North Finchley Town Centre Framework Supplementary Planning Document (SPD) has been adopted by Barnet Council. It sets out an approach for revitalising one of the largest town centres in the borough. The SPD seeks a greater focus on an appropriate mix of uses, where retailing...

Young people from Barnet have unveiled their vision for Unitas Youth Zone with specially-designed hoardings around the Montrose Playing Fields site. Work is well underway on the £6.5million facility, which is being developed by the national charity OnSide in partnership with Barnet Council, and to give...

West London’s boroughs are uniting to help their local businesses grow and trade abroad. Through the Capital West London programme, the West London Alliance local authorities of Barnet, Brent, Ealing, Hammersmith & Fulham, Harrow and Hounslow are working collaboratively to provide support and assistance for companies...

The High Court has refused an appeal against the Brent Cross Compulsory Purchase Order. The appeal, brought by a private land owner affected by the CPO would have obstructed the Brent Cross Cricklewood scheme which aims to deliver thousands of new homes, substantial commercial and retail space...