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28 10, 2019

January 2020 deadline for payment by cheque

2019-10-28T09:46:00+00:00October 28th, 2019|

As of February 2020, you will no longer be able to make payments by cheque to Barnet Homes or Barnet Council. The move will help deliver savings and more importantly, improve our payment controls.  The deadline for cheque payments is 31 January 2020. For information about how to pay your rent or service charges, click [...]

11 10, 2019

Barnet Homes to bring repairs service in-house

2019-10-14T14:16:42+00:00October 11th, 2019|

Barnet Homes will be bringing its repairs service back in-house from 1 April 2020. We have been working with residents and leaseholders to improve our customer service and experience through our Customer Experience Project. During this process, customers raised concerns around the repairs process, so following an options appraisal with external consultants, we have decided [...]

10 10, 2019

Firework and bonfire safety advice

2019-10-10T16:38:42+00:00October 10th, 2019|

Barnet Homes would like to remind residents of firework and bonfire safety guidelines issued by the London Fire Brigade. Firework safety code Only buy fireworks marked with the British Standard Kitemark BS7114 Don't drink alcohol if setting off fireworks Keep fireworks in a closed box and always follow the instructions carefully when using them Light [...]

7 10, 2019

Barnet House document drop-off service

2019-10-07T13:56:22+00:00October 7th, 2019|

Barnet Council are closing both their counters for dropping in documents for Housing Benefit and Council Tax Support claims. The Barnet House counter’s last day is this Monday 7 October and Burnt Oak Library's is Monday 14 October. From this point on, all documents can only be submitted by email to the Benefits@barnet.gov.uk email address [...]

2 10, 2019

Start nominating for our 2019 Customer Awards!

2019-10-02T15:29:49+00:00October 2nd, 2019|

Nominations are now open for our 2019 Customer Awards. Click here to make a nomination. Our customers are at the heart of everything we do. To recognise those who go the extra mile to improve their communities and support fellow residents, we hold a Customer Awards ceremony every year. Last year, our awards ceremony was [...]

29 08, 2019

Vallectric support Vale Court BBQ and gardeners

2019-08-29T14:50:35+00:00August 29th, 2019|

Our contractors Vallectric have brought the summer cheer to our Sheltered Housing scheme at Vale Court with a donation of £200 towards a community BBQ, which took place on the weekend of 10-11 August. In addition to this, Vallectric donated a shed to Vale Court’s keen gardeners, giving them somewhere to store all their tools. [...]

28 08, 2019

Crowdfund Barnet is back!

2019-08-28T09:09:48+00:00August 28th, 2019|

This initiative gives residents with project ideas the ability to attract funding from the community, council, businesses and foundations through one portal. They raised £350,000 for good causes during their original partnership with Barnet Council, with more than 1,000 people getting involved and pledging money. Through Crowdfund Barnet, Barnet Council willing to put up to [...]

19 08, 2019

Have your say on Barnet Council’s Growth Strategy

2019-08-19T13:11:51+00:00August 19th, 2019|

Barnet Council has launched a public consultation on its Growth Strategy to 2030. They want to hear your views on the new Growth Strategy, which sets out a programme of growth, regeneration and development activities to 2030. The strategy responds to current trends and recognises that the borough's population is growing and ageing, that there [...]

1 08, 2019

Eamon McGoldrick appointed as board Chair

2019-08-09T10:17:15+00:00August 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 [...]