Peter Barber cleared for first Small Sites project

Peter Barber's Beechwood Avenue in Barnet

Derelict site is first to come forward under Sadiq Khan’s push to help small builders

Peter Barber Architects has won planning for the first housing project to take advantage of the mayor of London’s small sites scheme.

Barnet council in north London gave the green light to Beechwood Avenue this week.

Of the 97 homes, 35 will be what Sadiq Khan labelled “genuinely affordable”, meeting his demand that half of new housing built on publicly owned land is affordable.

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