Major Barnet redevelopment gets outline planning permission

Out-Law News | 03 Oct 2011 | 2:32 pm |

The Inglis Consortium has received outline planning permission for the redevelopment of its new Millbrook Park development in London. The site is now expected to be sold on as a phased development.

The 34 hectare Mill Hill East site has been granted planning permission for 2,174 homes from the London Borough of Barnet. Permission is also included for a primary school with community facilities, small-scale retail units and office and workshop employment space.

An  agreement between the parties under Section 106 of the Town and Country Planning Act provides that, by way of a community mitigation package, Inglis will include a range of measures to integrate Millbrook Park into the community.

These will include a new primary school, health centre, almost six hectares of parks and open space, and a district energy centre.

The Millbrook Park redevelopment will deliver a substantial proportion of the new homes the area must deliver by 2026 under the Mayor's London Plan.

The site falls within a wider area designated as ‘An Area for Intensification’, which requires a minimum of 3,500 new homes and 500 jobs to be delivered at Mill Hill East by 2026.

The Barnet Unitary Development Plan has allocated the area for residential-led redevelopment and the redevelopment plans fulfil the policy guidance in the recently adopted Area Action Plan (AAP).

Now the site has secured outline planning permission, it will be sold on as a phased development to individual house builders and developers.