New Council Building Planning Consultation – Amended Plans

A planning consultation has opened on the amended plans for construction of a new council building that could be up to 9 storeys tall. The deadline for submitting your views on this planning application is 11th March 2016.

The details are as follows:

Development Management & Building Control Service
Barnet House
1255 High Road
N20 0EJ

Contact: Andrew Dillon
Tel: (020) 8359 3000
Date: 26th February 2016
Reference: 15/04039/FUL

Dear Sir/Madam,

Town & Country Planning Act 1990

SITE: Plot 8, Lanacre Avenue, Colindale, NW9

PROPOSAL: Construction of a new council office building between 4 and 9 storeys in height providing 10,777sqm of floorspace comprising 8,361sqm of (B1) office space and 158sqm of (A3) cafe and ancillary space on ground floor. Provision of landscaping and public realm improvements, car and cycle parking and refuse and recycling stores. Amended plans showing alterations to design of proposed council office building.

Further to my previous letter, please note that amended plans have been submitted in respect of the above planning application. If you would like to look at the application, the easiest way is through our website, by following the link at and entering the application refernce 15/04039/FUL or address into the simple search. The application can also be viewed at Barnet House, 1255 High Road, Whetstone, N20 0EJ.

All comments that have already been submitted will be taken into consideration. Any additional comments you wish to make on the application must be received in writing by 11th March 2016 in order to be considered when determining the application. Comments will form part of the public planning register. Please include your name, address, daytime telephone number and, where available, email address in all correspondence and quote reference 15/04039/FUL. Comments can be submitted via the website, or in writing to the address or email address at the top of this letter.

Should this application go before a committee, members of the public may address that committee, subject to certain conditions. If you want to address the committee, or be notified if the application will go before a committee, you must state clearly Request to Speak at the Planning Committee in bold at the top of the correspondence. We will then let you know about the meeting and about the rules for speaking to it. Most applications do not reach committee but are considered by officers who will review your written comments.

Any comments will be acknowledged if submitted by email or accompanied by a stamped addressed envelope, and if you comment, you will be informed of the final decision in writing.

Any written comment you make about an application will be placed on the public file. This means that:

  • Your comment, name and address will form part of the application documents and will be available for inspection
  • Anonymous comments will not be considered
  • Letters marked in confidence will be considered and will not be rountinely disclosed. We will undertake necesary redactions, including the name of the occupant, before considering disclosure. We will, however, leave posted addresses on the letters
  • Your comment, name and address will be stored electronically and may be published online. Any signature, email address and telephone number will be removed before publication. It may be possible for your name and address to be browsed through internet browsers and search functions.

Yours faithfully

Andrew Dillon
Principal Planning Officer
Major Projects Team

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