Barnet Council’s Acquisition Of Brent Cross South Retail Park From Hammerson & Aberdeen Standard Investments

Gowling WLG has advised Barnet Council on the deal.

Brent Cross South Retail Park is a 94,000 sq. ft. shopping centre, housing retailers such as DFS, Sports Direct, Next, TK Maxx, and Natuzzi amongst others.

The site forms part of the Brent Cross Cricklewood regeneration programme, which is the biggest redevelopment and growth programme Barnet Council has ever undertaken. The development will see a new park town development ‘Brent Cross Town’ delivered in partnership between Argent Related and Barnet Council. Set around 50 acres of green parks and playing fields, Brent Cross Town will bring 6,700 new homes, commercial and retail spaces, arts and culture facilities, and improved schools and healthcare facilities to the area. The new Brent Cross West station will link the new town centre, and existing communities, to central London in 12 minutes.

The Gowling WLG cross-disciplinary legal advisory team comprised of Nick Mumby (Picture – real estate), Richard Beckingsale (real estate), Edmund Willis (real estate), Zoya Khan (real estate), Kate Cunningham (real estate), Cairo Nickolls (planning), Calum Groom (construction), Chris Nyland (tax) and Tom Rank (tax).


Involved fees earner: Richard Beckingsale – Gowling WLG; Kate Cunningham – Gowling WLG; Calum Groom – Gowling WLG; Zoya Khan – Gowling WLG; Nick Mumby – Gowling WLG; Cairo Nickolls – Gowling WLG; Chris Nyland – Gowling WLG; Tom Rank – Gowling WLG; Edmund Willis – Gowling WLG;

Law Firms: Gowling WLG;

Clients: Barnet Council;

Author: Federica Tiefenthaler