Dear Mr Garvey,


Thank you for your request dated 25 October 2022, we have treated this as a Freedom of Information request. You have asked for the following information:


It’s of my understanding that the following estates have had fire safety maintenance, as they fall under ‘high priority’.


Could you please tell me any information you have regarding estate redevelopment, maintenance works or possibly demolition plans, for the following estates:


Silk House, NW9 5EE


Shoelands Court, NW9 5EF


Barnet Homes’ response:


Structural investigations have determined that the above blocks did not meet current required standards of structural integrity and therefore significant remediation works were recommended in the medium term. To address the issues in the immediate to short term, recommendations were also made for mitigation measures and these works were completed in 2020. Such short-term works included but were not limited to; replacing heating systems to enable a disconnection of piped gas to the blocks, enhanced fire safety measures and perimeter protection. Barnet Homes will be consulting with residents to determine the best long-term solution for these blocks.


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