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Brent Cross Cricklewood development

Brent Cross Planning Application

The Brent Cross Cricklewood (BXC) Development Partners submitted an outline planning application to the Council on 26 March 2008 for the comprehensive regeneration of the Brent Cross Cricklewood area. (Application Number C/17559/08).

The Council issued planning consent for the Brent Cross Cricklewood Regeneration Area on 28 October 2010.

The Brent Cross Cricklewood Development Partners submitted a "Section 73" Planning Application to Barnet Council on 11 October 2013.

The Section 73 application is to modify a number of planning conditions to reflect the evolution of the scheme since outline planning permission was granted.

Key changes proposed

The key changes to the scheme design were briefly summarised as follows:

A new pedestrian and cycle only bridge over the North Circular Road to improve connectivity across the site and provide better integration between the northern and southern parts of the new town centre.  This will involve the reconfiguration of Market Square to the south of the A406.

Alterations to the layout of development within Brent Cross East Development Zone (i.e. around a remodelled Brent Cross Shopping Centre) including the new pedestrian and cycle only bridge, as well as changes to the alignment of the River Brent and the reconfiguration of Brent Cross Main Square.

Alterations to the phasing of the development to bring more of the Brent Cross East Development Zone into the earlier Phase 1 including all the proposed north side retail plot development and the new bus station.

The highways infrastructure necessary to support the changes to the phasing of plot development is brought forward into the earlier Phase 1A.  This will include the changes to the A406/A5/M1 junction and the A406/A41 junction as well as the new Living Bridge.

For further details of the changes proposed see the preface to BXC04 Planning Statement Addendum contained in the planning application documents. You can also view a full set of planning documents online at

This includes the application and supporting documents including a detailed list of the conditions proposed by the application for modification.

Public exhibition

Members of the public and other interested parties had the opportunity to view the plans at a staffed public exhibition. The plans were on display for the public to comprehend the development and staff were available to explain the plans and answer any questions the public had regarding the proposals. The public exhibition was held at Hendon Leisure Centre, Marble Drive, NW2 1XQ on the following dates:

Tuesday 12 November         11.00am - 8.00pm

Wednesday 13 November    11.00am - 8.00pm

Why did we consult?

We gave members of the public and other interested parties the opportunity to send us their comments on the proposal so they could be taken into account when the decision is made.

We asked for any views to be submitted to us by the 6 December 2013. The planning documents can be accessed online at There was an opportunity for members of the public and other interested parties to view the documents at the following locations set out below:

Barnet House Planning Reception, 1255 High Road, Whetstone, N20 0EJ.

Monday - Friday9.00 am - 1.00pm, 2.00pm - 5.00pm.

Childs Hill Library, 320 Cricklewood Lane, NW2 2QE. (Closed Tuesday).

Hendon Library, The Burroughs, NW4 4BQ

(Information relating to library opening hours is available to view here).

Brent Cross Shopping Centre Management Suite, off Central Court.

Monday - Friday10.00 am - 8.00 pm

Saturday9.00 am - 8.00 pm

Sunday12.00 pm - 6.00 pm

Members of the public were able to obtain copies of the Environmental Statement submitted from Barnet House Planning Reception (address above) for the duration of the consultation, at a charge of £10 (electronic copy).

We gave members of the public and other interested parties the opportunity to submit their comments online at The deadline for the council to receive comments was the 6 December 2013.

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