Welcome

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

Latest Topics E-petition following traffic incident in Alston Road and possible re-routing of 384 bus Late last year, 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 that was presented 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 on-line petition gained 95 signatures and, after a couple of false starts at the January and March Residents Forums, it finally came before the June... read more...

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Picnic in the Park

2019 Party at Pub in full swing 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 saw a return to having a Picnic in the Park on the Byng Road rugby field. It was hoped to run another Picnic in the Park in 2019, but a commercial organization came along and decided to run a ‘Festival Fair’ on the rugby field in July. The Picnic in the Park organizing team thought that the Festival Fair would provide too much of a clash and therefore decided to switch to a Party at the Pub instead (the Festival Fair was subsequently... 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, we had Party at the Pub instead of Picnic in the Park and it was a great success. For further information: read more

Latest Topics

There have now been two petitions to extend the 20 mile/hour limit in Alston Road and a proposal to re-route the 384 bus. 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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