Decision details

Milespit Hill Cemetery Acquisition

Decision Maker: Deputy Chief Executive

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No


On the 27th November 2017 Assets, Regeneration and Growth Committee (ARG) gave the approval for the acquisition of Milespit Hill Cemetery (the “Property”) subject to a maximum price and that direct arrangements with Westminster Council are negotiated prior to the acquisition of the site.  The ARG report highlighted the shortage of new burial space at Hendon Cemetery and Crematorium (HCC) and the potential impact of burial space running out by 2020.


1.     To authorise the entry into a conditional contract for the acquisition of the Property as set out in the exempt report.


2.     To authorise completion of purchase of the Property on satisfaction of the conditions in the contract being the completion of a deed of easement granting a right of way and a right of drainage over the adjoining cemetery owned by Westminster and entry by Barnet into a side agreement (the “Side Agreement”) with Westminster to amend certain terms of the deed of easement


3.     To authorise entry into the Side Agreement with Westminster City Council.


Publication date: 23/05/2018

Date of decision: 08/05/2018

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