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1 08, 2019

Eamon McGoldrick appointed as board Chair

2019-08-01T08:36:46+01:00August 1st, 2019|

The Barnet Group is pleased to announce that Eamon McGoldrick has been appointed as our new chair. Eamon has over 40 years’ experience in housing management, having started at the Greater London Council as a management trainee in 1977. He has worked extensively across housing in north London, and was Chief Executive of Homes for [...]

8 07, 2019

The Barnet Group has moved offices

2019-07-08T09:56:38+01:00July 8th, 2019|

As of today, 8 July 2019, The Barnet Group has moved offices. Our new office is at 2 Bristol Avenue, Colindale, London NW9 4EW Please note, our Housing Options reception remains at 1255 High Road, Whetstone, N20 0EJ until September. Our telephone and email contacts remain the same. Thank you.

7 05, 2019

Mayor of Barnet opens flagship scheme in Mill Hill

2019-05-07T09:16:46+01:00May 7th, 2019|

The Mayor of Barnet, Councillor Reuben Thompstone, arrived in Mill Hill this week to open Barnet Council’s £15 million extra care scheme, Ansell Court. The scheme, built by contractors Rydon, has 53-flats which will be managed on behalf of the council by Your Choice Barnet. Ansell Court supports adults with extra-care and support needs to [...]

13 09, 2018

Landmark day as first Opendoor homes are handed over

2018-09-13T08:26:28+01:00September 13th, 2018|

The Barnet Group is delighted to announce the practical completion of Opendoor Homes' development site at Elmshurst Crescent. This proud moment marks the handover of the first Opendoor homes, as we continue on our journey to build 320 homes across the borough of Barnet. New tenants will be moving into the new flats in the [...]

1 08, 2018

Opendoor Homes Board Chair Recruitment

2018-08-01T09:17:24+01:00August 1st, 2018|

What a six years it has been since The Barnet Group was created. The Group has seen significant growth and longterm management agreements for both Barnet Homes and Your Choice means that the future is both secure and exciting. Opendoor Homes is one of our newer entities in the Group and achieved Registered Provider status in 2017.  It has funding and land available to build an initial programme of 320 affordable homes with an ambition to achieve much more. We are seeking a new Chair to lead the board through its exciting developmental period.  Ideally, we [...]

21 03, 2018

Opendoor Homes development update – spring 2018

2018-03-21T15:27:53+01:00March 21st, 2018|

Work on Opendoor Homes’ development sites continues at pace as we construct 320 homes for affordable rent across the borough of Barnet. Opendoor Homes is a subsidiary of Barnet Homes, and is a registered social housing provider. The homes, once completed, will be allocated through Barnet Council's Allocations Policy. Exterior work is nearing completion at [...]

23 02, 2018

Cold weather warning

2018-02-23T09:59:27+01:00February 23rd, 2018|

There is cold weather forecast in Barnet for the next few days. Keeping warm and well Temperatures are not forecast to be sub-zero in Barnet, but Barnet Council provide some useful information about keeping warm and well in cold weather conditions. Snowfall and your home Please follow Barnet Council's advice when dealing with snowfall in and [...]

7 11, 2017

Download Barnet Homes’ 2016-17 Annual Review

2017-11-07T11:52:56+01:00November 7th, 2017|

2016-17 was another extremely successful year at The Barnet Group, and Barnet Homes in particular. We've compiled an account of all our successes, in Barnet Homes' 2016-17 Annual Review. Click here to download a digital copy of this extensive document. Print copies are available on request - please email andrzej.perkins@barnethomes.org for yours.

27 10, 2017

Barnet Council commits £17.5 million for high-priority fire safety works

2017-10-27T11:30:16+01:00October 27th, 2017|

Barnet Council has agreed additional funding of £7.5million for high-priority fire safety works to be carried out across the borough, to ensure resident safety remains the number one priority. The funding was agreed at the Council’s Housing Committee on Monday evening. The total cost of the works, which are being commissioned in direct response to [...]

13 10, 2017

Pop into Brent Cross – for a business pop-up 6-17 November

2017-10-13T12:05:47+01:00October 13th, 2017|

The working world is changing. More people than have ideas that they would very much like to transform into their own business – but don’t know how to get started.  The Pop-Up Business School is a Social Enterprise that runs workshops for people all over the country packed with presentations and workshops all designed to [...]