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Welcome to the SPACES home page!   SPACES is a local group that represents residents in four High Barnet roads (Alston, Calvert, Puller and Sebright) in issues relating to planning and traffic.   We have an attractive area packed with mainly Victorian houses and we aim to promote the friendly atmosphere that has been present in our roads over the years. read more...

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  Latest Topics E-petition following traffic incident in Alston Road Recently, a child was hit by the wing mirror of a car travelling along Alston Road and the child was badly shocked, although fortunately suffered no significant injuries. Following this incident, a resident from Puller Road has raised an e-petition to present to the Council to get some action.  SPACES has long campaigned for a 20 mile/hour limit in this road and one of the reasons given by the Council in the past for no action has been the lack of any reported accident. The one fortunate outcome of this recent incident is that it will increase pressure on the Council, particularly if backed by a petition with many signatures. We would like to see the 20 mile/hour... read more...

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Picnic in the Park

  Since 2000, our four roads have held three street parties, thirteen Picnics in the Park and two Parties at the Pub.  For 2015 and 2016, we had two excellent Parties at the Pub which took place at the Sebright Arms, our wonderful local community pub.   Both 2017 and 2018 have seen a return to having a Picnic in the Park on the Byng Road rugby field which offers wider opportunities.   It was hoped to run another Picnic in the Park in 2019, but a commercial organization has come along and decided to run a ‘Festival Fair’ on the rugby field in July. The Picnic in the Park organizing team think that this will provide too much of a clash and therefore have decided to miss a year, although it is hoped to run a Party at the Pu... read more...

About

SPACES is an organisation that represents residents in Alston, Calvert, Puller and Sebright Roads of High Barnet in matters relating to planning and traffic.   It was formed in 1995 after a famous fight to prevent the demolition of a house (17 Calvert Road) that was well over 100 years old and the building of a small block of flats instead.   The fight involved over 70 residents going to Hendon Town Hall to influence the decision of a crucial meeting of Barnet Council.   We are often asked what SPACES stands for:   it is Sebright, Puller, Alston and Calvert Environmental Society.   We tend not to advertise this too widely as the “Environmental” tag can be taken to suggest that we have a wider range of activities than is the... read more...

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Contact

  We would love to hear from you with any ideas, matters for discussion or indeed offers of help and support. You can contact Chris or Diane any time on 020 8440 0203 or by email to cdnightingale@aol.com   read more...

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Picnic in the Park

For 2019, The organizing team has regretfully decided not to run Picnic in the Park. For the reason and possible alternative, read more

Latest Topics

A resident of Puller Road is raising an e-petition following a traffic incident with a child in Alston Road. For details of how to sign: read more

About Spaces

SPACES is an organisation that represents residents in Alston, Calvert, Puller and Sebright Roads of High Barnet in matters relating to planning and traffic. It was formed in 1995 : read more
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