Category Archives: Park Business

Friends of Barnard Park AGM

The Friends of Barnard Park will be holding their Annual General Meeting at 7:30pm on Thursday 15th March at Church on the Corner. The Church is located on the corner of Barnsbury Road and Copenhagen Street, opposite the Adventure Playground. The agenda will … Continue reading

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Park Planning Application Withdrawn

As you may already know Islington Council’s park department, Greenspace, decided on Friday to withdraw its planning application for proposed regeneration of Barnard Park. Sport England had objected to the park plan submitted, which led to the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government “calling in” … Continue reading

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Barnard Park Volunteer Gardeners Take Gold

Barnard Park has received a gold award in the Best Community Park category in Islington in Bloom. Congratulations to our volunteer gardeners who put in hundreds of hours every year to make the park bloom. A gold award is a … Continue reading

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Park Planning Application Call In

The planning application for the regeneration of Barnard Park has been ‘called in’ by the Secretary of State at the Department of Communities and Local Government. A public inquiry is being scheduled to determine the matter, taking the decision out … Continue reading

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Planning Committee Decision on Barnard Park

  On Tuesday May 9th Islington Council planning committee resolved to grant planning permission to the Barnard Park Plan B regeneration proposal. Thank you to the members of FoBP and all our friends and neighbours from so many diverse groups and interests, … Continue reading

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Comment Now to Support Park Plan

Please help support AGAIN the refurbishment of our most valued Barnard Park by commenting on its pending planning application. The comment period ends April 13. Press here for the Council planning website. The planning reference is P2016/1109/FUL. It is crucial to show … Continue reading

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Barnard Park AGM – Nov 18

The Friends of Barnard Park welcome you to their Annual General Meeting at 8pm on Wednesday 16th November at Church on the Corner. The Church is located on the corner of Barnsbury Road and Copenhagen Street, opposite the Adventure Playground.  The agenda will … Continue reading

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Barnard Park Plan Deferred at Planning Committee

  The plan to improve Barnard Park was deferred in July at an Islington planning committee meeting. Although it received a positive planning report, the plan has been held for further consideration of football provision. The deferred plan is to be considered again on a date … Continue reading

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Park Proposal at July 18 Planning Meeting

The application to regenerate Barnard Park will be considered in a planning committee meeting on Monday July 18 at starting 7:30pm at Islington Town Hall on Upper Street. The application is for Phase One of the Barnard Park scheme shown … Continue reading

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Park planning application – closes May 12

  The Friends of Barnard Park are asking for you to support the regeneration of the park. There is yet another hurdle. Please act now – community support will be critical for getting renovation of Barnard Park through the planning process. … Continue reading

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