NIMR site Mill Hill

Meeting: 
MQT on 2014-09-17
Session date: 
September 17, 2014
Reference: 
2014/3237
Question By: 
Andrew Dismore
Organisation: 
Labour Group
Asked Of: 
The Mayor

Question

In view of the imminent loss of 750 skilled jobs from Mill Hill when the NIMR vacates its premises in July 2016 will you consider re-designating this part of Mill Hill as a Science & Technology park to enable more skilled jobs to be created?

Answer

Answer for NIMR site Mill Hill

Answer for NIMR site Mill Hill

Answered By: 
The Mayor

I have planning powers over applications of strategic importance, as strictly defined by the Town and Country Planning (Mayor of London) Order 2008. Given the potential scale of any development at the site at Mill Hill, this would likely be referable to me, however, no planning application has been referred at this time. As this is the case, the designation of the site remains a local planning issue until such time as either Barnet Council decide to change the planning designation or a planning application is submitted and referred to me.