Tuesday, 21 October 2014
"House builder Taylor Wimpey has purchased five acres of land for the one of the next phases of development at the former RAF Inglis Barracks in Mill Hill, north London, according to a report in the Estates Gazette.
"The London Borough of Barnet granted outline permission in 2009 for the comprehensive, phased redevelopment of the 34 hectare site to provide a new district, named Millbrook Park. The wider plans include: 2,174 homes; a primary school with community facilities; 1,100 square metres of 'high street' retail space; 3,470 sq m of office space; an energy centre; and a new public park.
"Taylor Wimpey was selected to deliver one of the next phases of the scheme: the 114-home "Phase 4A". The reported acquisition of five acres of land from the Inglis Consortium will enable work to commence on the construction of 55 three- to five-bedroom houses overlooking the Totteridge Valley to the north of the site, and an apartment building with 59 units, underground car parking and communal gardens."
Sunday, 12 October 2014
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"A new planning watchdog marks an 'important milestone' for Mill Hill as the group decides on what the future should hold for the area.
"The new Mill Hill Neighbourhood Forum, launched earlier this week, will oversee planning matters and ask people for their views on new developments.
"Barnet Borough Council's planning committee approved the new independent advisory team at a meeting on September 17, and it has now officially started work."