Property developers Taylor Wimpey have announced proposals for the redevelopment of former MoD land in Oakleigh Road North , which relates to the eight former “Officers’ houses” facing the United Reformed church. They have sent letters to many local residents, but we believe the proposals merit wider publicity, so we have emailed our members and … Continue reading 115 flats scheme for Oakleigh Road North
FBWRA’s 2019 AGM will be held on Thursday 2nd May , starting at 7.30 p.m. (doors open 7.15 p.m.) at St. John’s Parish Centre ( behind the church), Friern Barnet Road, N11 3EQ. Please note that this is a change from the April date previously announced on this site.
7th March 2019 St John’s Parish Centre, behind St. John the Evangelist Church, Friern Barnet Road, N11 3EQ ( opposite Friern Barnet Library). THE NEW LONDON PLAN You are invited to a Members’ Meeting St. John’s Parish Centre, behind St. John the Evangelist Church, Friern Barnet Road N11 3EQ ( opposite Friern Barnet Library) on … Continue reading Members’ Meeting – the New London Plan
Dear Member, The area of Friern Barnet and Whetstone is beginning to look a lot like Christmas. There are some homes in our patch that would do extremely well in the, ‘ Most Decorated Front of House’ competition, if we had one. The large Christmas tree by Waitrose, generously donated by Love Whetstone, dominates that … Continue reading Season’s Greetings from FBWRA
FBWRA Chairman Kate Salinger addressed the public enquiry held as part of the planning appeal against Barnet Council’s decision to refuse Comer Homes’ application for planning permission for the redevelopment of the North London Business Park, Oakleigh Road South with a scheme proposing up to 1350 homes in blocks up to 9 storeys high plus … Continue reading North London Business Park
Visit our young shrub bed in Friary Park. (It’s near the main gate on Friary Road, in the garden surrounded by high conifer hedging.) In late 2016 we decided to fund the replanting of the former iris bed, sadly long bare and abandoned. The appointed committee being well past digging and delving age, and with … Continue reading FBWRA shrub bed in Friary Park
FINCHLEY MEMORIAL WREATH-LAYING FBWRA was represented at the annual wreath-laying ceremony and remembrance service at Finchley Memorial Hospital, held on Friday 9th November 2018. The event was led by Martin Russell DL FCT, Deputy Lieutenant of Greater London and Representative Deputy Lieutenant for the London Borough of Barnet. The Service of Remembrance was conducted by The … Continue reading REMEMBRANCE 2018